John C. Danforth

John Claggett Danforth is a retired American politician who began his career in 1968 as the Attorney General of Missouri and served three terms as United States Senator from Missouri. In 2004, he served briefly as United States Ambassador to the United Nations. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
John C. Danforth has 400 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Senate Committee. The year with the most videos was 1991 with 72 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 4,905 views per program. Most appearances with Bob Kerrey (13), John H. Chafee (8), Bob Dole (7). Most common tags: Thomas, Clarence, Tax Policy, Entitlement Programs.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2006 - Present Co-Chairman, Pew Research Center Global Attitudes Project

Videos: 2 c. June 16, 2004 - Present Minister

Videos: 1 c. July 21, 2000 - Present Special Counsel

Videos: 5


U.S. Senator, R-MO December 27, 1976 - January 3, 1995 Videos: 381 Ambassador, United Nations, United States c. July 1, 2004 - c. December 31, 2005 Videos: 10

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