Jim Leach

James Albert Smith "Jim" Leach is an American academic and former politician. He served as ninth Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities from 2009 to 2013Pogrebin, Robin, [http://artsbeat. Wikipedia*

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Jim Leach has 561 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1980 House Proceeding as a Republican Representative for Iowa's 1st district. The year with the most videos was 1994 with 42 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1984 with an average of 4,801 views per program. Most appearances with Lee H. Hamilton (5), Paul S. Sarbanes (5), Susan Swain (4). Most common tags: Banking & Financial Markets, Savings and Loans, Republican Party.

Appearances by Title:c. August 12, 2009 - Present Chair, National Endowment for the Humanities

Videos: 4 c. November 26, 2007 - Present Institute Director, Kennedy (J.F.) School of Government, Harvard University

Videos: 2


U.S. Representative, R-IA 1st January 4, 1977 - January 7, 2003 Videos: 464 U.S. Representative, R-IA 2nd January 7, 2003 - January 3, 2007 Videos: 83

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov


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