Donald A. Ritchie
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Donald A. Ritchie

Donald A. Ritchie is the Historian of the United States Senate. Wikipedia*

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Donald A. Ritchie has 149 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1949 Address as an Associate Historian for the U.S. Senate. The year with the most videos was 1999 with 19 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2019 with an average of 10,019 views per program. Most appearances with Raymond "Ray" W. Smock (18), Brian Lamb (11), Susan Swain (11). Most common tags: U.S. History, American Presidents, Congress.

Appearances by Title:April 22, 2015 - Present Historian Emeritus, U.S. Senate

Videos: 26


Historian, U.S. Senate c. September 1, 2009 - c. May 1, 2015 Videos: 26 Associate Historian, U.S. Senate c. January 1, 1976 - c. September 1, 2009 Videos: 97

Recent Appearances

  • Q&A with Donald Ritchie

    Q&A with Donald Ritchie

    Donald Ritchie, historian emeritus of the U.S. Senate, talked about his book, The Columnist: Leaks, Lies, and Libel in Drew Pearson’s…

  • Washington Today

    Washington Today

    This program looked at a suspect ramming a car into a U.S. Capitol barricade, killing one police officer and wounding…

  • Washington Today

    Washington Today

    This program looked at the debate over reforming the filibuster in the Senate. Don Ritchie, Senate historian emeritus talked about…

  • Drew Pearson and the Power of Political Journalism

    Drew Pearson and the Power of Political Journalism

    Journalist Drew Pearson was best known for his daily column “Washington Merry-Go-Round” that ran from 1932 to 1969. Published in more…

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