"Opening remarks and responses to questions from the audience"


Edmund S. Muskie



Streaming Media


PSU Speakers Committee


1 hour


Muskie, who served as U.S. Senator from Maine from 1959-1980, was the Democratic nominee for Vice President in 1968 and campaigned for the Democratic nomination for President in the 1972 election. In his address, Senator Muskie identifies what he feels are important issues facing the United States in the 1970's and answers questions on the Vietnam War and other subjects.

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Vietnam War -- 1961-1975, American society and culture

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 1/2 track, mono


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