Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 160


Eugene Willman was born September 29, 1929 in Portland, Maine. At an early age he developed an interest in photography, which he carried into his professional life, as both a newspaperman and a television cameraman. He became involved with Maine politics through his job at Channel 13 News, one of the first three news channels to hit Maine. Although his contact with Muskie was not extensive, he offers insight into Muskie’s reputation as well as his influence on Maine and national media.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussion of: family history; Portland, Maine community; Muskie’s staff; Nunzi Casavola; TV and Maine media evolution; fishing with Ed Muskie; and photography.

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.