Browse Items (70 total)

  • Collection: Moakley Oral History Project, 2001-2012

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Margaret “Molly” Hurley, a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s district staff from 1977 to 2001, reflects on her years working for the Congressman. She discusses her job responsibilities; Moakley’s relationships with his staff members;…

oh-045_transcript.pdf
Dr. Mark Harvey, co-founder of the Jazz Coalition Magnet Arts Desegregation Program, reflects on his experiences working with Boston-area children before and after the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston…

oh-044_transcript.pdf
Mary Ellen Smith, a Boston community activist who founded the Citywide Education Coalition (CWEC), reflects on her work in education and community organizing in Boston, as well as the ramifications of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some…

oh-043_transcript.pdf
Brian P. Wallace, a Massachusetts state representative and resident of South Boston, discusses the impact of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating racial balance in…

oh-042_transcript.pdf
Henry L. Allen, a lifelong resident of Boston, reflects on the Boston Public Schools and the city itself during the time of the Garrity decision, which in 1974 required some students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of…

oh-040_transcript.pdf
Kirsten Alexander, who grew up in Jamaica Plain and Brookline, Massachusetts, during the 1970s, discusses the racial climate in the Boston Public Schools during that time period. The interview covers her family’s community activism and support of…

oh-039_transcript.pdf
Mr. Anthony Voto reflects on his experiences growing up in East Boston, Massachusetts, following the 1974 Garrity decision, which required students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating racial balance in the public…

oh-037_transcript.pdf
Leanita Shelby, a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s congressional committee staff from 1989 through 2001, discusses her experiences while a member of the House Rules Committee staff. In the interview, she describes how her career started on…

oh-036_transcript.pdf
John Daniel, a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s congressional committee staff from 1989 through 2001, discusses the career of Congressman Moakley. His interview covers how he became a member of the House Rules Committee staff; Congressman…

oh-035_transcript.pdf
In this interview, Congressman Martin T. Meehan of Massachusetts’ Fifth Congressional District discusses the career of Congressman John Joseph Moakley. The interview covers Meehan’s early interest in public service and his eventual election to…

oh-034_transcript.pdf
George Crawford, a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s congressional committee staff from 1989 though 2001, discusses his career as a House Rules Committee staff member, acting staff director and staff director of the Rules Committee. His…

oh-033_transcript.pdf
Charles Johnson, who worked for the House Parliamentarian Office from 1964 through 2004, reflects on his career serving as assistant parliamentarian, deputy parliamentarian and House parliamentarian. He discusses the role of the parliamentarian…

oh-032_transcript.pdf
From the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., Congressman Richard E. Neal, who represents Massachusetts’ Second Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, discusses the career of Congressman John Joseph Moakley. Congressman Neal…

oh-031_transcript.pdf
From the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., Congressman Peter T. King discusses the career of Congressman John Joseph Moakley. Congressman King recalls how he came to know Congressman Moakley and discusses issues they worked on together; the…

oh-030_transcript.pdf
Dr. John Eisold, M.D., attending physician to Congress, discusses his relationship with Congressman John Joseph Moakley; his role as a physician on Capitol Hill; his congressional trip to the Vatican with Congressman Moakley; and how Congressman…

oh-029_transcript.pdf
Congressman David Dreier, chairman of the House Rules Committee from the Twenty-Sixth District of California, discusses the career of Congressman John Joseph Moakley and his legacy of public service. Congressman Dreier talks about his background and…

oh-028_transcript.pdf
David Pomerantz, a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s congressional committee staff from 1989 though 2001 discusses his experience while a member of the House Rules Committee staff. His interview covers how he came to work for Congressman…

oh-027_transcript.pdf
Robert Kevin Ryan, a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s congressional staff from 1983 through 2001, discusses his career on the House Subcommittee on Rules staff, on the full House Rules Committee staff, and as acting chief of staff for…

oh-026_transcript.pdf
Katherine Sophie Hayford, a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s congressional staff from 1976 through 2001, discusses her experience working at his congressional office, on the House Rules Subcommittee staff and on House Rules Committee…

oh-025_transcript.pdf
Deborah Spriggs, a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s congressional committee staff from 1980 through 2001, discusses her experience as his Washington, D.C., office secretary, office manager, and scheduler. Her interview covers Moakley’s…

oh-024_transcript.pdf
Kathleen Teixeira, a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s congressional office staff from 1989 through 2000, discuses her experiences as his congressional aide. Her interview covers how she became involved in public service; what her role was…

oh-023_transcript.pdf
David Carreiro, a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s congressional staff in his Boston district office and his Washington, DC office from 1988 through 2001 recalls his experience as a congressional aide. His interview explains how he came to…

oh-022_transcript.pdf
Michael S. Dukakis, former governor of Massachusetts (1975-1979; 1983-1991), discusses the career of Congressman John Joseph Moakley. Governor Dukakis talks about Congressman Moakley’s efforts to improve Boston Harbor and the Harbor Islands; recalls…

oh-020_transcript.pdf
Fred Clark, Jr., Moakley congressional staff member from 1982 through 2001, discusses his role working as an intern, Washington liaison, campaign manager and district office director. His interview covers Congressman Moakley’s constituent service;…

oh-018_transcript.pdf
James M. Kelly, member of the Boston City Council representing District Two since 1983, discusses his relationship with Congressman John Joseph Moakley. Mr. Kelly describes Congressman Moakley’s work to improve housing and the South Boston…
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