Moakley Oral History Project OH-021
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.
El Salvador--History--1979-1992, Moakley Commission
El Salvador--History--1979-1992, Speaker’s Task Force on El Salvador (Moakley Commission)
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Gomez, Leonel and McEttrick, Joseph, "Oral history interview with Leonel Gomez (OH-021)" (2003). Moakley Archive Oral History Project. 21.