Life and Career of Former House Speaker Thomas O'Neill
Two-thousand-twelve marks what would have been the 100th birthday of former U.S. House Speaker and Massachusetts Democrat Thomas… read more
Two-thousand-twelve marks what would have been the 100th birthday of former U.S. House Speaker and Massachusetts Democrat Thomas “Tip” O’Neill. A panel including three of Tip O’Neill’s children looked back at his life and career. MSNBC “Hardball” host Chris Matthews - who served as a press aide to Tip O’Neill in the 1980s - moderates the conversation. The Cambridge Public Library hosted this hour-and-20 minute event. close
People in this video
- David P. Maher City Council Member Cambridge, MA
- Chris Matthews Senior Aide (Former) U.S. House of Representatives->O'Neill, T. (D-MA)
- Rosemary O'Neill Daughter Thomas "Tip" P. O'Neill Jr.
- Susan O'Neill Daughter Thomas "Tip" P. O'Neill Jr.
- Thomas P. O'Neill III Son Thomas "Tip" P. O'Neill Jr.
- Thomas O'Neill II Grandchild Thomas "Tip" P. O'Neill Jr.
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