Oral history interview with Frederick Clark, Jr. (OH-061)

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Moakley Oral History Project OH-061

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Running Time

00:30:47

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In this interview, Fred Clark, who was a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s district staff from 1984 to 2001, reflects on the congressman’s contributions to historic preservation in Boston. He discusses Moakley’s work with the National Park Service and its late superintendent, John Burchill; some of the specific historic sites for which Moakley helped secure funding, including Faneuil Hall, the Old State House, the Old South Meeting House, and Dorchester Heights; the economic impact of preserving Boston’s historic sites; and the appropriations request process in the House of Representatives. He also comments on his experiences working for Moakley and Moakley’s reputation as a straightforward, honest politician.

Interview Date

2005

Publisher

Suffolk University

City

Boston

Keywords

Congressman Joe Moakley, Historic Preservation

Subject Headings

Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001, Historic preservation--United States

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Oral history interview with Frederick Clark, Jr. (OH-061)

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