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Interview with O'Neill, outtake for program on Speaker Joe Martin, video recording, circa 1990

 File — Multiple Containers


  • Creation: circa 1990

Scope and Contents

From the Sub-Series:

This is a collection of audio and video recordings of informal press conferences, radio addresses, interviews, and television news and talk shows. Video recordings date, primarily, from O'Neill's years as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. O'Neill's staff frequently taped newscasts and other shows that contained interviews, profiles, and major events in which the Speaker was involved. Of note are those video recordings that show O'Neill speaking on the Floor of the House and those that record his political reminiscences. Audio recordings include O'Neill's narration of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" with the Boston Pops and his farewell messages to the President and Congress. Topics include: Lebanon, Nicaragua, President Reagan, the MX Missile and reminiscences of O'Neill's career.


Restrictions on Access

These audio and video recordings have all been digitally copied except where noted; all original media was retained, but may not be played due to format. Digital use copies can only be accessed in the Burns Library Reading Room.


.25 hours (moving images)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Description

1 videocassette (VHS)

Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States