James R. Jones

James Robert Jones is an American lawyer, diplomat, Democratic politician, a retired U.S. Congressman from Oklahoma, and a former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. Wikipedia*

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James R. Jones has 93 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1981 House Highlight. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 17 videos as a Chairman and CEO for the American Stock Exchange. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1982 with an average of 2,155 views per program. Most appearances with Steve Scully (5), Pete V. Domenici (4), Jim Cooper (3). Most common tags: Federal Budget, U.S. Economy, International Trade.

Appearances by Title:Board Member, Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation

Videos: 1 Co-Chair, Task Force on Detainee Treatment, Constitution Project

Videos: 2 c. February 1, 2003 - Present Chairman, Board of Directors, World Affairs Councils of America

Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2015 - Present Chair, ManattJones Global Strategies, Manatt, Phelps, and Phillips

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U.S. Representative, D-OK 1st January 3, 1973 - January 3, 1987 Videos: 31 Chief of Staff c. January 1, 1963 - c. December 31, 1969 Videos: 1 Ambassador, Mexico, United States c. September 10, 1993 - c. June 25, 1997 Videos: 26 Chairman and CEO, American Stock Exchange c. November 1, 1989 - c. June 2, 1993 Videos: 23 Chief of Staff, White House c. December 1, 1963 - c. January 20, 1969 Videos: 5

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