George Mitchell Biography

Jul 5, 2016


A new biography explores the career of one of the Senate’s most influential legislators and the “Golden Age” of leadership in Washington.

Guest:  Douglas Rooks, career journalist who worked for weekly and daily newspapers for 25 years. He served as editor of the Granite State News in Wolfeboro, N.H., editorial page editor for the Kennebec Journal in Augusta, Maine, and editor and publisher of Maine Times. Since the turn of the century, he has been a freelance editor, writer and author, covering Maine state government, and specializing in environmental issues, public education, municipal affairs, business, and tax policy.