Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection


Greg Beam

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 213


Clair Samuel Bradstreet was born on September 28, 1915 and raised in the town of Albion, a small farming community in central Maine. His parents were farmers, as were three generations before. He became a farmer also and grew potatoes. Clair was chairman of the town committee at one time and a strong, early Muskie supporter. Clair passed away October 12, 2000.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussions of: farming in Maine; impressions of Muskie; political changes in Maine since the 1950s; Russell family; and Guy Twombly.

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.