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ERIC Number: ED401200
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 21
Abstractor: N/A
Political Education and Influence of Congressman Thomas Philip (Tip) O'Neill, Jr. (1912-1994), Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives (1977-1986).
Parker, Betty J.; Parker, Franklin
This paper chronicles the life of Democratic Congressman "Tip" O'Neill, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1977-1986. O'Neill's life is recounted, including: (1) encountering the patronage practice in Boston politics; (2) experiences in the Massachusetts legislature; (3) work with the Kennedy brothers and Lyndon Johnson; (4) his views on various political leaders and events during his tenure in office; and (5) his work after retirement. Contains 61 references. (EH)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A