Moakley Oral History Project OH-013
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.
Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001, El Salvador--History--1979-1992, United States--Congress
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McGovern, James P. and Bower, Beth Anne, "Oral history interview with James McGovern (OH-013)" (2003). Moakley Archive Oral History Project. 14.