Oral History Interview of Sheila Burgess (OH-076, audio recording and transcript)

Title

Oral History Interview of Sheila Burgess (OH-076, audio recording and transcript)

Date

2011

Creator

Burgess, Sheila
Howington, Julia

Description

Sheila Burgess, a former member of Congressman Moakley’s staff, reflects on her time working for the congressman in his district office and on his re-election campaigns. She touches upon Moakley’s character, his influence on people, his dedication to his staff, and his kindness to her. She goes on to talk about his final years in office, including setting up the Moakley Foundation, his illness, and death in 2001. She ends the interview with a reflection on his ongoing relevance and his lasting legacy.

Source

Moakley Oral History Project

Rights

Copyright Suffolk University. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the John Joseph Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

Type

Sound recording
Oral histories

Format

MP3
PDF

Language

English

Subject

Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001
Boston (Mass.)
United States--Congress
Political campaigns

Identifier

OH-076

Embedded Media

Duration

1:31:54

Files

oh_076_transcript.pdf

Citation

Burgess, Sheila and Howington, Julia, “Oral History Interview of Sheila Burgess (OH-076, audio recording and transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed August 16, 2017, http://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/14731.

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