Browse Items (70 total)

  • Collection: Moakley Oral History Project, 2001-2012

oh-077_transcript.pdf
Robert Albee discusses his public works career which included service as chief engineer for the Boston Public Works Department and Public Improvement Commission during the 1980s, a position as director of construction services for the Boston Central…

oh-064_transcript.pdf
In this interview, Hubert “Hubie” Jones, a social worker as well as dean emeritus and professor at the Boston University School of Social Work, discusses the impact of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston…

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_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_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-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-063_transcript.pdf
In this interview, Barbara Faith, a South Boston resident who worked at South Boston High School in the 1970s and whose brother Michael was stabbed in an altercation in a school corridor, discusses the impact on her neighborhood of the 1974 Garrity…

oh-075_transcript.pdf
Congressman Barney Frank, who has served the Fourth District of Massachusetts since 1981, discusses his early interactions with Congressman Moakley and his own entrance into politics. Frank also describes Boston’s busing crisis; Moakley’s leadership…

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-062_transcript.pdf
In this interview, Byron Rushing, a Massachusetts state representative and co-founder of Boston’s Museum of Afro-American History, reflects on Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s involvement in the preservation of sites that are significant in the…

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-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-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-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-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-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-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-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-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-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-061_transcript.pdf
In this interview, Fred Clark, who was a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s district staff from 1984 to 2001, reflects on the congressman’s contributions to historic preservation in Boston. He discusses Moakley’s work with the National Park…

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-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-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…
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