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This recording includes five interviews with members of Congress that were broadcast on WILD as episodes of a radio show featuring Congressman John Joseph Moakley. In the first segment Representative Joe Moakley discusses the Anti-Poverty Agency and…

Moakley and Representative Charles Rangel discuss possible impeachment of President Nixon and Watergate scandal. Moakley and Representative Silvio Conte discuss the energy crisis.The discussion was probably broadcast on the Boston-based radio…

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Representative Joe Moakley and Representative John Conyers of Michigan discuss the Community Anti-Crime Assistance Act and solutions to reducing neighborhood crimes and increasing neighborhood involvement. They also discuss the possible impeachment…

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This recording includes two interviews with members of Congress that were broadcast on WILD and WCOP as episodes of a radio show featuring Congressman Moakley in the 1970s. Moakley interviews Representative Charles Diggs, chairman of the House…

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Ivorey Cobb, a 1960 Suffolk University Law School graduate became the first African American to be appointed as a judge in New Hampshire in 1964.

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Representative Joe Moakley and Representative Walter Fauntroy discuss issues regarding the governance of Washington, D.C., including the proposed Home Rule Bill which would change D.C.’s level of representation at the federal level and aspects of its…

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Black and white photograph of Jesse Jackson with David Nelson. Jackson's lecture entitled "Education: Foundation for Democracy" took place on March 27, 1983.

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Three weeks before he was jailed for leading peaceful protesters in Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. King addressed the Ford Hall Forum in Boston on March 24 1963. His address, "The Future of Desegregation," coincided with the centennial of the Emancipation…

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Reverend Beyers Naudé, an Afrikaner and General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches, discusses the future of apartheid in South Africa.

This episode combines talks given by two prominent women in politics: Barbara Jordan, a former member of Congress from Houston examines the politics of exclusion in "One Nation Indivisible: Rhetoric or Reality?" and feminist Betty Friedan traces the…

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Stokely Carmichael, a leader in the civil rights struggle and chairman of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, appeared at Boston's Ford Hall Forum in 1966 advocating for the Black Power movement as a means to reclaim Black Americans’…

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Pictured left to right: Beverly Roby, Malcolm M. Donahue, Jack Robinson, Keesler H. Montgomery, Daniel H. Perlman

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The letter from the Massachusetts Black Legislative Caucus discusses the attack on Theodore Landsmark and other violent incidents in Boston, and is signed by representatives Mary H. Goode, Royal Bolling Jr., Doris Bunte, Robert Fortes, Raymond…

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Representatives Joe Moakley and Shirley Chisholm discuss developments in guidelines, regulations and ethics related to human sterilization, as well as family planning. The discussion was broadcast on the Boston-based radio station WILD as part of a…

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Representatives Joe Moakley and Charles Rangel discuss the increasing numbers of black members in Congress and the role of the Congressional Black Caucus. They also discuss the educational opportunities created by the G.I. Bill of Rights. The…

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Representative Joe Moakley and Representative John Conyers discuss controversial aspects of President Nixon’s administration and his possible impeachment. They also discuss issues facing the nation including healthcare, employment rates, and poverty.…

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Representative Joe Moakley and Representative Augustus Hawkins discuss the Brownsville Affair and proposed legislation to restore funding for job-training programs in both the public and private sectors. The discussion was broadcast on the…

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In the first segment, Moakley and Representative Jack Kemp discuss the controversy over the football television blackouts and proposed changes to the way the broadcasting rights for football games in the U.S. In the second segment, Representative…
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