Interview with Neil Rolde
Date of Interview
Duration of Audio File
Audio File #1 01:47:27
Occupation/ Work History
Democratic party activist and leader, 1960s-2000s, Maine historian and publisher, benefactor for progressive Maine organization.
Mill or Principal Employer
Governor Kenneth Curtis, Augusta, Maine
Fraser Paper, Paper Industry - Maine, Labor Unions- Paper Industry, Paper Mill Strike - 1971
Key part of interview describes Governor's role in 1971 Fraser strike, when he and Governor Curtis flew to strike site to bring an end to violence. Also describes the rise of liberal Democratic leadership of Maine state government in 1960s and 1970s.
Creative Commons License
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Neil Rolde, interview by Michael Hillard, March 14, 2011, Stories of Maine's Paper Plantation, Digital Maine, Maine's Economic Improvement Fund, Digital Commons, University of Southern Maine
Streaming audio available below.