Bennett Johnston Jr.

John Bennett Johnston Jr. is an American attorney and politician in the Democratic Party and later lobbyist. Wikipedia*

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Bennett Johnston Jr. has 261 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Senate Committee. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 38 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1987 with an average of 3,596 views per program. Most appearances with John Breaux (5), Alan K. Simpson (3), Howell T. Heflin (3). Most common tags: Energy Policy, Democratic Party, Federal Budget.

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U.S. Senator, D-LA November 14, 1972 - January 3, 1997 Videos: 260

Recent Appearances

  • Finance in Political Campaigns

    Finance in Political Campaigns

    Panelists talked about the history of campaign finance. They spoke about court decisions and legislation that have regulated…

  • U.S. Debt and Fiscal Outlook

    U.S. Debt and Fiscal Outlook

    A bipartisan group of former government officials and members of Congress talked about federal debt and the nation’s…

  • Senator Russell Long Memorial Service

    Senator Russell Long Memorial Service

    Reverend Chris Andrews, Pastor First United Methodist Church, eulogized former Senator Russell Long D-LA

  • Gore Campaign Endorsement

    Gore Campaign Endorsement

    A group of former U.S. senators gathered to endorse Vice President Al Gore in his 2000 presidential campaign.

  • <em>Lessons and Legacies: Farewell Addresses</em>

    Lessons and Legacies: Farewell Addresses

    The Eisenhower World Affairs Institute hosted a discussion on Senate Farewell Addresses to mark the publication of their book,…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The United States Senate met got morning business and to discuss the Fiscal Year 1997 12.7 Billion dollar proposal for…

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