Howell T. Heflin

Howell Thomas Heflin was an American lawyer and politician who served in the United States Senate representing Alabama from 1979 to 1997. He chose not to run for reelection in 1996. Wikipedia*

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Howell T. Heflin has 477 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 Senate Committee. The year with the most videos was 1990 with 69 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1985 with an average of 8,209 views per program. Most appearances with Orrin Hatch (8), Howard M. Metzenbaum (7), Ted Kennedy (6). Most common tags: Ethics, Senate, Breyer, Stephen.

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U.S. Senator, D-AL January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1997 Videos: 472

Recent Appearances

  • 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.

  • <em>Lessons and Legacies: Farewell Addresses</em>

    Lessons and Legacies: Farewell Addresses

    Former Senators Howell Heflin (D-AL) and Bennett Johnston (D-LA) reflected on the congressional career. The forum marked the…

  • Road to the Capital

    Road to the Capital

    This week’s program features interviews with three of the record number of retiring senators (Alan Simpson R-WY, Howell T.…

  • Central Congressional Hearing Facility

    Central Congressional Hearing Facility

    Senator Howell Heflin (D-AL) talked about some of the hearings in the central hearing room in the Hart Senate Office…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    U.S. Senate opened up with prayer and then onto morning business. Discussion included FAA Reauthorization and National Park…

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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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