Oral history interview with James McGovern (OH-013)

Title

Oral history interview with James McGovern (OH-013)

Date

2003

Description

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 legislative assistant, press secretary and legislative director between the years of 1982 and 1996; how the Moakley congressional office operated; and the important role Joe Moakley had in the Massachusetts delegation. Congressman McGovern also describes his campaigns for congressional office; recounts lessons, advice and support he received from Joe Moakley; and concludes with Joe Moakley’s legacy of public service and commitment to the people of Massachusetts.

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

Moving image
Video recordings
Oral histories

Format

MOV (quicktime)
PDF

Language

English

Identifier

OH-013

Interviewer

Bower, Beth Anne
McEttrick, Joseph

Interviewee

McGovern, James P., 1959-

Duration

1:19:50

Files

oh-013_transcript.pdf

Citation

“Oral history interview with James McGovern (OH-013),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed December 12, 2019, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/3720.

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