Wendell H. Ford

Wendell Hampton Ford was an American politician from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He served for twenty-four years in the U.S. Senate and was the 53rd Governor of Kentucky. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Wendell H. Ford has 585 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1981 Senate Committee. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 83 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1996 with an average of 2,928 views per program. Most appearances with Tom Daschle (11), Bill Clinton (8), Byron L. Dorgan (8). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Balanced Budget Amendment, Louisiana.

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U.S. Senator, D-KY December 28, 1974 - January 3, 1999 Videos: 583

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  • 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.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate spent much of it’s day in Morning Business. Morning Business is when lawmakers introduce bills or speak on any…

  • Senator Ford Farewell Speech

    Senator Ford Farewell Speech

    Senator Wendell Ford (D-KY) talked about his career and accomplishments in the Senate during his farewell speech on the…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The U.S. Senate conducted it’s daily business.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate considered the Freedom from Religious Persecution Act, the Patients Bill of Rights Act and Fiscal Year 1999…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    United States Senate Session for October 7 1998 First Morning Business then procedural Votes on Internet Commerce and…

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