Alan Cranston

Alan MacGregor Cranston was an American politician and journalist who served as a United States Senator from California from 1969 to 1993 and as President of the World Federalist Association from 1949 to 1952. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Alan Cranston has 302 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 Public Affairs Event. The year with the most videos was 1990 with 68 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1986 with an average of 801 views per program. Most appearances with Walter F. Mondale (7), Gary Hart (7), Bob Dole (6). Most common tags: Soviet Union, Democratic Party, International Summits.

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U.S. Senator, D-CA January 3, 1969 - January 3, 1993 Videos: 298

Recent Appearances

  • Senator Alan Cranston Memorial Tribute

    Senator Alan Cranston Memorial Tribute

    Colleagues paid tribute to the life and career of late Senator, Allen Cranston.

  • Challenges to Democracy

    Challenges to Democracy

    Former Presidents Mikhail Gorbachev and Jean Bertrand Aristide discussed the issues which challenge democracy in the world…

  • California Desert Protection Act

    California Desert Protection Act

    Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt and members of Congress discussed the signing of the California Desert Protections Act.…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate second session of the 102nd Congress adjourned sine die.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    HCR 376: A resolution to provide for the preparation of official duplicates of certain legislative papers. HJR 560: A resolution to waive certain enrollment requirements…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    HR 6056: A bill to make appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in…

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