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Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Daniel Patrick Moynihan was an American politician, diplomat and sociologist. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented New York in the United States Senate from 1977 until 2001 and served as an adviser to President Richard Nixon. Wikipedia*

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Daniel Patrick Moynihan has 706 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1965 Broadcast as an Assistant Secretary for Policy in the Department of Labor. The year with the most videos was 1994 with 65 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1996 with an average of 4,759 views per program. Most appearances with George J. Mitchell (14), Bob Packwood (11), Bill Clinton (11). Most common tags: Budget Reconciliation, Social Security, Federal Budget.

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U.S. Senator, D-NY January 3, 1977 - January 3, 2001 Videos: 701 Assistant Secretary, Policy, Department of Labor c. January 1, 1961 - c. January 1, 1966 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Supreme Court Justices' Confirmation Hearings

    Supreme Court Justices' Confirmation Hearings

    C-SPAN looked back at the opening statements of all eight current Supreme Court Justices at their confirmation hearings. The…

  • Social Security Reform

    Social Security Reform

    Commissioners talked about a series of three recommendations to reform Social Security, all of which allowed some degree of…

  • Prospects for World Peace

    Prospects for World Peace

    Mr. George Mitchell talked about the prospects for peace in the Middle East, terrorism, and the U.S. response to terrorist…

  • Ten Years After the Cold War

    Ten Years After the Cold War

    Mr. Buckley and Senator Moynihan talked about the Cold War, the collapse of the Soviet Union, and how the Cold War had…

  • Social Security Reform

    Social Security Reform

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Richard Parsons spoke to reporters about a meeting of the Social Security Commission to discuss…

  • Social Security Portable Personal Accounts

    Social Security Portable Personal Accounts

    In their third meeting, commission members heard testimony on the historical experience of administering portable personal…

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