Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 067


Charlie Micoleau was born February 2, 1942 in Englewood, New Jersey. Micoleau attended Bowdoin College, graduating in 1963. He received a master’s degree in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University in 1965, and got his JD from George Washington University in 1977. Micoleau worked in Maine for an anti-poverty program in 1965, and eventually worked his way into the Maine Democratic Party ranks. He was a scheduler for Senator Muskie’s 1970 Campaign, and worked for Governor Ken Curtis. He was active in Democratic politics in the 1970s. He currently practices law in the firm of Curtis, Thaxter, Stevens, Broder, and Micoleau.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussion of: Micoleau’s personal career; scheduling for Muskie’s 1970 campaign; Muskie’s relations with Maine in the 1970 election; commuting between Maine and Washington; the major political isues of 1970. The second part of the interview was inadvertently not recorded.

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.