Richard S. Schweiker

Richard Schultz Schweiker was an American businessman and politician. A member of the Republican Party, he served as the 14th U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Ronald Reagan from 1981 to 1983. He previously served as a U.S. Representative and a U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania. Wikipedia*

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Richard S. Schweiker has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1975 Senate Committee as a Republican Senator for Pennsylvania. The year with the most videos was 1988 with two videos as a President for the American Council of Life Insurers.

Appearances by Title:c. November 21, 1994 - Present Chairman, Partnership for Prevention Videos: 1


President, American Council of Life Insurers c. January 6, 1981 - c. November 21, 1994 Videos: 3 Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services c. January 1, 1981 - c. January 1, 1989 Videos: 1 U.S. Senator, R-PA January 3, 1969 - December 16, 1980 Videos: 1 U.S. Representative, R-PA 13th January 3, 1961 - October 14, 1968 Videos: 0

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