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Douglas, Jim (Class of 1972, faculty), June, 1992

Identifier: MOH74

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Jim Douglas, Middlebury College Class of 1972 and Governor of Vermont by Tom Alderman. During the interview, Douglas discusses alumni relations; political activism; young Republicans; WRMC news director; student strike; moratorium; the burning of Recitation Hall; the break-in at ROTC; the Russian major; the status of Middlebury College; 1970 Nixon rally; Douglas' political career; the 1972 Vermont House of Representatives; his time as Executive Assistant to the Governor in 1979, as Secretary of State in 1980, and as Town Moderator in 1984; and his 1992 United States Senate campaign.


  • June, 1992


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Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

James Holley Douglas (1951-) graduated from Middlebury College in 1972 and served as the 80th Governor of Vermont from 2002-2011. In 2010, President Barack Obama appointed Douglas co-chair of the Council of Governors. Prior to his tenure as Governor, Douglas served as a State Representative for Vermont from 1973 to 1979, as Vermont Secretary of State from 1981 to 1993, and as State Treasurer from 1995 to 2002. After his retirement from state government in 2011, Douglas became an Executive-In-Residence at Middlebury College, where he taught a January-term course on Vermont government and politics.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette containing 60 minute interview


Assigned identifier: a13af19920600-01

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States