Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection


Don Nicoll

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 188


Maureen Steinbruner was born on April 16, 1941 in San Francisco, California. Her mother was a California native and her father immigrated from Ireland. She attended Stanford, majoring in journalism, then became interested in the public policy curriculum at the Kennedy School in Boston. She got to know Muskie through the Center for National Policy and was acting Vice president while Muskie was acting president. She later became president of the Center.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussions of: Steinbruner’s family background; the Center for National Policy; a distinguished public service award named for Muskie; and Cambodia.

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.