Carl C. Perkins

Carl Christopher "Chris" Perkins , is an American lawyer and politician who was United States Representative from the 7th district of Kentucky from 1984 to 1993. Perkins served as a Democrat. He was convicted on three federal felony corruption charges. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Carl C. Perkins has 39 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Committee. The year with the most videos was 1989 with nine videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1987 with an average of 584 views per program.

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U.S. Representative, D-KY 7th November 6, 1984 - January 3, 1993 Videos: 35

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  • House Session

    House Session

    House debated the following bills - HR 5678: A bill to make appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, State,…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House of Representatives convened to consider multiple bills before the House. Representatives gave speeches on the…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House of Representatives took up the Department of Defense Appropriations Bill and the Fiscal Year 1992 Intelligence…

  • Use of Funds for a Presidential Videotape

    Use of Funds for a Presidential Videotape

    The committee heard testimony from Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander on the decision by the Department of Education to…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House of Representatives took up conference reports on H.R. 2698, H.R. 2426, and H.R. 1415, to make appropriations for…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 1281, making dire emergency supplemental appropriations for the consequences of Operation Desert…

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