Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection


Don Nicoll

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 248


William Duddleson was born in San Luis Obisco, California in June 1921. Denise Duddleson was born in San Francisco, California on June 19, 1924. Bill Duddleson came to Washington, D.C. with Representative Clem Miller and later worked at the Conservation Foundation, the organization that helped organize and found Earth Day.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussions of: coming to Washington, D.C.; Point Reyes National Seashore Bill; interactions with the Senate; visiting John F. Kennedy’s casket in Washington; Denise’s editorial to the Washington Post; Conservation Foundation; impressions of Edmund S. Muskie; and Earth Day.

Use Restrictions

Copyright Bates College. This transcript is provided for individual Research Purposes Only; for all other uses, including publication, reproduction and quotation beyond fair use, permission must be obtained in writing from: The Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College, 70 Campus Avenue, Lewiston, Maine 04240-6018.