Ronald V. Dellums

Ronald Vernie Dellums was an American politician who served as the forty-eighth mayor of Oakland, California, from 2007 to 2011. He had previously served thirteen terms as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 9th Congressional District, in office from 1971 to 1998, after which he worked as a lobbyist in Washington, D.C. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Ronald V. Dellums has 238 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for California's 8th district. The year with the most videos was 1991 with 29 videos. Most appearances with Stephen J. Solarz (4), Walter E. Fauntroy (4), William Herbert Gray III (4). Most common tags: African Americans, South Africa, Apartheid.

Appearances by Title:c. June 17, 2006 - Present Mayor,

Videos: 1 c. June 17, 2006 - Present Mayor-Elect,

Videos: 2 c. January 9, 2003 - Present Co-Chairman, Coalition for AIDS Relief in Africa

Videos: 1


U.S. Representative, D-CA 7th January 3, 1971 - January 14, 1975 Videos: 17 U.S. Representative, D-CA 9th January 5, 1993 - February 6, 1998 Videos: 101 U.S. Representative, D-CA 8th January 14, 1975 - January 5, 1993 Videos: 112

Recent Appearances

  • African Americans in Congress in the 20th Century

    African Americans in Congress in the 20th Century

    Matthew Wasniewski and Farar Elliott used a selection of artifacts from their collections to tell the story of black members…

  • <em>Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007</em>

    Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007

    Matt Wasniewski presented a history of African Americans who have served in Congress, using images from the Web site, “Black…

  • Clinton Campaign Event

    Clinton Campaign Event

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke to supporters at a campaign rally on the campus of California State…

  • Crime in the Cities

    Crime in the Cities

    Members of Congress and several mayors discussed the topic, “Crime in the Cities: America’s Mayors Fight Back.” Topics included…

  • Success for Young Black Men

    Success for Young Black Men

    The Kaiser Family Foundation hosted a forum called “Paths to Success: A Forum on Young African-American Men.” The forum…

  • Shirley Chisholm Memorial Service

    Shirley Chisholm Memorial Service

    Members paid tribute to the life and career of civil rights activist and first black U.S. representative, Shirley Chisholm.…

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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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