Oral history interview with Leonel Gomez (OH-021, audio recording and transcript)

Title

Oral history interview with Leonel Gomez (OH-021, audio recording and transcript)

Date

2003

Description

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 organizing; his thoughts regarding the murder of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter in 1989; his role in assisting Congressman Moakley during his investigation; his memories of Congressman Moakley’s trip to Santa Marta; what Congressman Moakley’s legacy is to the people of El Salvador; and how things have changed since the end of the civil war.

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

WAV
PDF

Embedded Media

Interviewer

McEttrick, Joseph

Interviewee

Gomez, Leonel, 1940-

Files

oh-021_transcript.pdf

Citation

“Oral history interview with Leonel Gomez (OH-021, audio recording and transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed August 3, 2020, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/9214.

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