Browse Items (70 total)

  • Collection: Moakley Oral History Project, 2001-2012

oh-017_transcript.pdf
William H. Shaevel, former Moakley State Senate staffer from 1967 through 1970, Moakley’s law partner and current treasurer of the Moakley Charitable Foundation, recalls his time working with Congressman Moakley. The interview covers important state…

oh-016_transcript.pdf
David J. Sargent is a graduate of Suffolk Law School (class of 1954), former professor (1956-1972), former law school dean (1972-1989), and current president of Suffolk University (1989-present). In this interview he talks about Suffolk University…

oh-015_transcript.pdf
Jeanne Hession is a Suffolk University Law School alumna and its first female member of the Board of Trustees. This interview covers her attendance at Suffolk University Law School with classmate and friend Congressman Joe Moakley; her tenure as the…

oh-014_transcript.pdf
William M. Bulger, former Massachusetts State Senate President, discusses the career of Congressman John Joseph Moakley. President Bulger discusses his friendship with Congressman Moakley; running for political office in South Boston; the evolution…

oh-013_transcript.pdf
From his district office in Worcester, Congressman James P. McGovern, current member of the House Rules Committee from the Third District in Massachusetts, discusses working with Congressman Joe Moakley. Congressman McGovern talks about his role as…

oh-012_transcript.pdf
George Lally, South Boston resident and former Moakley campaign volunteer, recalls his work with Congressman Moakley on Moakley’s early campaigns and in the South Boston community, specifically relating to the Babe Ruth Baseball League. The interview…

oh-011_transcript.pdf
In this interview, John Lynch, a volunteer on Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s early campaigns, discusses his work on Moakley’s 1950 and 1952 campaigns for state representative; his friendship with Moakley from the 1950s until Moakley’s death in…

oh-009_transcript.pdf
In this interview, Karen Harraghy, a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s district staff from 1983 to 2001, recalls her time working for the congressman. The interview covers Ms. Harraghy’s responsibilities as a district staff member;…

oh-008_transcript.pdf
Carol Pryor, a member of the Jamaica Plain Committee on Central America (JPCOCA), discusses her background and education; the creation of and her involvement with the Jamaica Plain Committee on Central America in the early 1980s; the January 1983…

oh-007_transcript.pdf
Fran Price, a member of the Jamaica Plain Committee on Central America (JPCOCA), discusses the formation of JPCOCA and its activism on Central American policy issues. She describes meetings and correspondence with Congressman Moakley; local action…

oh-006_transcript.pdf
Ed Crotty, a member of Citizens for Participation in Political Action (CPPAX), reflects on his involvement in Latin American human rights and refugee issues. In this interview he discusses his activities as a member of CPPAX; his experiences with…

OH-005_transcript.pdf
Virginia Vogel Zanger, a member of the Jamaica Plain Committee on Central America [JPCOCA] discusses Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s involvement with his constituents and explains how she became involved in Central American issues in the early…

oh-004_transcript.pdf
Sean Ryan, a member of Moakley’s congressional staff from 1992 through 2000, discusses his time as a congressional aide; his observations about Congressman Moakley’s work to improve the city of Boston; Congressman Moakley’s relationship with his…

oh-003_transcript.pdf
Robert and Thomas Moakley discuss the life and career of their late brother, Congressman John Joseph Moakley. This interview covers growing up in South Boston in the thirties and forties; how military service helped shape their perspectives on life;…

oh-002_transcript.pdf
Stephen LaRose, a member of Moakley’s congressional staff from 1993 to 2001, discusses his work experience as a legislative correspondent, legislative assistant, and senior legislative assistant working on foreign affairs. His interview covers…

oh-001_transcript.pdf
Congressman John Joseph Moakley, who served the Ninth District of Massachusetts from 1973 through 2001, discusses his life and political career. This interview covers what it was like to grow up in South Boston in the thirties and forties; his…

oh-078_transcript.pdf
Leanne Aronson Tobias describes working as an intern for Congressman Joe Moakley in his office in Washington during her college days. She delayed returning to school to serve as a legislative assistant in Moakley’s Washington office where she focused…

oh_076_transcript.pdf
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…

oh_074_transcript.pdf
Roger Kineavy, a former member of Congressman Moakley’s campaign and district staff, begins this interview by discussing his childhood, education, and how he first became immersed in the political world. After leaving the Navy, he volunteered to help…

oh-021_transcript.pdf
Leonel Gomez, a community activist, labor organizer and a political advisor, discusses Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s involvement in El Salvador. His interviews covers what it was like growing up in El Salvador; how he became active in community…
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