News Archive 2009-2018

Listen: Sen. George Mitchell ’54 and Bowdoin’s Selinger on Civility in Politics (MPBN) Archives

Sen. George Mitchell '54 (left) and Jeffrey Selinger

Sen. George Mitchell '54 (left) and Jeffrey Selinger


Former Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell ’54, D-Maine, brought his decades of political experience to a discussion about whether politics is more or less civil than in previous years.

A panel that also included Assistant Professor of Government Jeffrey Selinger and Amy Fried, a political scientist from the University of Maine, was moderated by Keith Shortall ’82, Maine Public Broadcasting Network news director and host of the program Maine Calling. Listen to the show.