Moakley Oral History Project OH-009
In this interview, Karen Harraghy, a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s district staff from 1983 to 2001, recalls her time working for the congressman. The interview covers Ms. Harraghy’s responsibilities as a district staff member; Congressman Moakley’s involvement in immigration and human rights issues in El Salvador; his relationships with the Massachusetts congressional delegation and other members of Congress; and his reputation as a bread-and-butter politician. She concludes by reflecting on Congressman Moakley’s legacy of public service and political leadership.
Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001, Refugees Legal status, laws, etc.--El Salvador
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Harraghy, Karen and Feugill, Wayne, "Oral history interview with Karen Harraghy (OH-009)" (2003). Moakley Archive Oral History Project. 11.