Moakley Oral History Project (OH-076)
Sheila Burgess, a former member of Congressman Moakley’s staff, reflects on her time working for the congressman in his district office and on his re-election campaigns. She touches upon Moakley’s character, his influence on people, his dedication to his staff, and his kindness to her. She goes on to talk about his final years in office, including setting up the Moakley Foundation, his illness, and death in 2001. She ends the interview with a reflection on his ongoing relevance and his lasting legacy.
Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001, United States--Congress
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Burgess, Sheila and Howington, Julia C., "Oral History Interview of Sheila Burgess (OH-076)" (2011). Moakley Archive Oral History Project. 70.