Interview with Margaret L. Cummisky
Interview with Margaret L. Cummisky, who served in Senator Inouye's personal office and in the Senate Commerce and Appropriations Committees. The interview was recorded at Hawaiian Airlines offices in Washington, D.C. on December 14, 2015 for the Daniel K. Inouye Oral History Project. Topics include Senator Inouye's acceptance of his Medal of Honor, the memorial service at the National Cathedral and Punchbowl, characteristics of Senator Inouye's offices, comparing the Commerce and Appropriations committees, Senator Inouye's fair and even-tempered personality, working collaboratively, the importance of earmarks to Hawaiʻi, and the sustainability of programs pushed in the Commerce Committee.
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