Benjamin Arthur Gilman

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Benjamin Arthur Gilman has 958 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Proceeding as a Republican Representative for New York's 22nd district. The year with the most videos was 1999 with 74 videos as a Republican Representative for New York's 20th district. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1984 with an average of 5,884 views per program. Most appearances with Newt Gingrich (10), Christopher Cox (5), Bob Dole (3). Most common tags: World War II, American Perspectives, China.

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U.S. Representative, R-NY 26th January 3, 1973 - January 3, 1983 Videos: 43 U.S. Representative, R-NY 20th January 5, 1993 - January 3, 2003 Videos: 601 U.S. Representative, R-NY 22nd January 3, 1983 - January 5, 1993 Videos: 304

Recent Appearances

  • Veterans\' Oral Histories

    Veterans\' Oral Histories

    Politicians were interviewed about their experiences in the military for the Veterans' Oral History Project collection at…

  • Colombian Heroin Crisis

    Colombian Heroin Crisis

    This committee meeting focused on Colombian heroin trafficking in the United States. The committee took testimony from law…

  • Reception Honoring Rep. Gilman

    Reception Honoring Rep. Gilman

    The State Department held a reception honoring Representative Benjamin Gilman (R-NY) for his contributions to foreign policy…

  • House Session

    House Session

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House of Representatives debated the use of military force with Iraq. Note: there is recording problems due to solar…

  • House Session

    House Session

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Past Elections

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    • Votes Against Party Majority: 0

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