William S. Cohen

William Sebastian Cohen is an American politician, lawyer and author from the U.S. state of Maine. A Republican, Cohen served as both a member of the United States House of Representatives and Senate , and as Secretary of Defense under Democratic President Bill Clinton. Wikipedia*

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William S. Cohen has 645 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1974 House Committee as a Republican Representative for Maine's 2nd district. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 68 videos as a Republican Senator for Maine. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 9,557 views per program. Most appearances with Henry "Hugh" H. Shelton (31), Bill Clinton (28), Madeleine K. Albright (13). Most common tags: NATO, Yugoslavia, Department of Defense.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2010 - Present Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Cohen Group Videos: 1


Secretary, Department of Defense c. January 24, 1997 - c. January 20, 2001 Videos: 182 U.S. Representative, R-ME 2nd January 3, 1973 - January 3, 1978 Videos: 6 U.S. Senator, R-ME View Map January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1997 Videos: 449

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