David Pryor

David Hampton Pryor is an American politician and former Democratic United States Representative and United States Senator from the State of Arkansas. Pryor also served as 39th Governor of Arkansas from 1975 to 1979 and was a member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1960 to 1966. He served as the interim chairman of the Arkansas Democratic Party, following Bill Gwatney's assassination. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
David Pryor has 396 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1986 Senate Committee. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 59 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1996 with an average of 4,367 views per program. Most appearances with Tom Daschle (8), Susan Swain (6), George J. Mitchell (5). Most common tags: Tax Policy, Senate, Congress.

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Senator, D-AR January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1997 Videos: 388 Founding Dean, Clinton School of Public Service, University of Arkansas c. June 1, 2004 - c. February 15, 2006 Videos: 1 Director, Institute of Politics, Harvard University c. January 1, 1999 - c. December 31, 2002 Videos: 7 U.S. Representative, D-AR 4th November 8, 1966 - January 3, 1973 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Remembering John Glenn

    Remembering John Glenn

    Former Senator David Pryor (D-AR) and geologist and astronaut Kathryn Sullivan, veteran of three shuttle missions and the first…

  • <em>A Pryor Commitment</em>

    A Pryor Commitment

    Former Arkansas Senator David Pryor talked about hiw new book, A Pryor Commitment: Autobiography of David Pryor. He also…

  • <em>Public Philosophy:  Essays on Morality in Politics</em>

    Public Philosophy: Essays on Morality in Politics

    Dean Pryor interviewed Professor Sandel about his book, Public Philosophy: Essays on Morality in Politics, published by Harvard…

  • Clark Withdrawal

    Clark Withdrawal

    General Clark announced that he was withdrawing from the campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. He talked…

  • <em>John Kenneth Galbraith</em>

    John Kenneth Galbraith

    Mr. Galbraith discussed his life with his biographer Richard Parker, author of the upcoming John Kenneth Galbraith: The Making of…

  • Senate Party Leadership Yesterday and Today

    Senate Party Leadership Yesterday and Today

    The panelists talked about the history of the U.S. Senate leadership, including the consequences of changes in party…

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Former Ideology Rankings

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


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