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Bill Bradley

William Warren Bradley is an American politician and former professional basketball player. He served three terms as a Democratic U.S. Senator from New Jersey. Wikipedia*

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Bill Bradley has 440 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1969 Vignette as a Player for New York Knicks in the National Basketball Association. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 49 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 874 views per program. Most appearances with Al Gore Jr. (20), John S. McCain III (7), Daniel Patrick Moynihan (6). Most common tags: Bradley, Democratic Party, Gore.

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Senator, D-NJ January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1997 Videos: 436 Player, New York Knicks, National Basketball Association c. January 1, 1967 - c. January 1, 1977 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Tax Code Reform

    Tax Code Reform

    Former Senators Bob Packwood (R-OR) and Bill Bradley (D-NJ) testified at a Senate Finance Committee hearing on tax code…

  • <em>We Can All Do Better</em>

    We Can All Do Better

    United States Senator Bill Bradley talked about his book We Can All Do Better. In his book he offers his view of the state…

  • Ambassador Nominations

    Ambassador Nominations

    Ambassadorial nominees testified about their qualifications to represent the U.S. in China, Japan, Mongolia, Papua New…

  • Economic Crisis and How to Deal with It

    Economic Crisis and How to Deal with It

    The panel talked about the current economic crisis and what to do about it. Topics included the federal “stress tests” for…

  • Future of the U.S. Economy

    Future of the U.S. Economy

    The panelists talked about the growth of the U.S. economy and employment, deficit reduction, globalization, tax cuts, Social…

  • After Words with Bill Bradley

    After Words with Bill Bradley

    Former Senator Bradley was interviewed about his book, The New American Story, published by Random House, in which he presents a…

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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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