Everyone knows I’m from Foynes, it’s something I’m especially proud of, so when I heard through the Mount Trenchard group that Alicia McMahon had written a book, I hopped on over to […]
In brilliant public relations style, Marjorie told the future President to include Negroes in any relevant public appearance. She reminded him that while her firm would work at the staff level when it came to civil rights moves proposed by him, she retained the right to speak to him directly if she disagreed with the consensus.
An exceptionally savvy practitioner of political public relations, Marjorie formally joined the Presidential campaign in 1960 as a civil rights adviser.
JFK depended on the Lawsons for their advice and strategy on winning the black vote.
The Lawsons delivered.
Last summer I worked on a campaign in Massachusetts’ District Six. I had the pleasure of working with veteran campaigner Maura Flynn (now President-Elect, Dermatology Nurses’ Association) and candidate Marisa DeFranco. It […]
By: Margaret Mulvihill September 17, 2014 One of the more enjoyable parts of my job is skimming the newspapers and checking the online media outlets for any news that might give my […]
By: Peadar O’Maoileoin September 14, 2014 I was rereading Orwell’s Victory last night, a must-read for anyone who cares about human rights. The book recalls the following from a 1940 essay by […]