Moakley Oral History Project OH-029
Congressman David Dreier, chairman of the House Rules Committee from the Twenty-Sixth District of California, discusses the career of Congressman John Joseph Moakley and his legacy of public service. Congressman Dreier talks about his background and early career in public service; his relationship with Congressman Moakley while serving on the Rules Committee; his involvement in the Speaker’s Task Force on El Salvador (Moakley Commission) following the murders of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter in San Salvador; his thoughts on today’s political environment; and Congressman Moakley’s public service legacy.
Congressman Joe Moakley, U.S. Congress, Rules Committee, El Salvador--History--1979-1992
Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001, El Salvador--History--1979-1992, United States--Congress
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Dreier, David and McEttrick, Joseph, "Oral history interview with David Dreier (OH-029)" (2004). Moakley Archive Oral History Project. 29.