Moakley Oral History Project OH-022
Michael S. Dukakis, former governor of Massachusetts (1975-1979; 1983-1991), discusses the career of Congressman John Joseph Moakley. Governor Dukakis talks about Congressman Moakley’s efforts to improve Boston Harbor and the Harbor Islands; recalls issues they worked together on while members of the Massachusetts legislature in the late sixties; what issues were prominent during political campaigns in the sixties and seventies; what the environment was like in the State House during the sixties; his thoughts regarding the Boston school desegregation in the 1970s and how important Congressman Moakley’s public service and political leadership was to his constituents.
Congressman Joe Moakley, Busing for school integration, Massachusetts--Politics and government, Boston Harbor Islands
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-, Busing for school integration, Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001, Massachusetts--Politics and government
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Dukakis, Michael S. and McEttrick, Joseph, "Oral history interview with Michael Dukakis (OH-022)" (2004). Moakley Archive Oral History Project. 22.