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Oral history interview with John R. Dunne

Source
Jeffrey Kroessler. Justice in New York: An Oral History. Lloyd Sealy Library, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY. dc.lib.jjay.cuny.edu.
Rights
Interview audio & transcript copyright John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Oral History details

Description

Oral history interview with John R. Dunne, member of the New York State Senate, 1966-1989, and head of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice in the administration of President George H.W. Bush (1990-1993). The interview covers his role as a negotiator at the riot at Attica State Prison (1971); prison reform; his support of the Rockefeller Drug Laws and his later opposition to those laws; capital punishment; and his actions as head of the Civil Rights Division.

Associated with

Jeffrey Kroessler (interviewer)
Larry E. Sullivan (interviewer)
John R. Dunne (interviewee)

Date

May 19, 2008 (interviewed)

Object identifier

OH-Dunne