Oral history interview with John Lynch (OH-011, audio recording and transcript)

Title

Oral history interview with John Lynch (OH-011, audio recording and transcript)

Date

2003

Description

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 2001; his memories of other friends of his and Moakley’s, as well as other Boston political figures; and Moakley’s feelings in the aftermath of the 1970 Garrity decision that called for forced busing of students in Boston. He also provides numerous anecdotes that give insight into Moakley’s character.

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

Identifier

OH-011

Embedded Media

Interviewer

Caruso, Paul

Interviewee

Lynch, Lynch

Duration

59:45:00

Files

oh-011_transcript.pdf

Citation

“Oral history interview with John Lynch (OH-011, audio recording and transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed April 3, 2020, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/3718.

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