Augustus F. Hawkins
Augustus Freeman "Gus" Hawkins was a prominent American Democratic Party politician and a figure in the history of Civil Rights and organized labor. He served as the first African American from California in the United States Congress. Wikipedia*
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Augustus F. Hawkins has 79 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for California's 29th district. The year with the most videos was 1989 with 21 videos. Most appearances with Mervyn M. Dymally (3), Major R. Owens (3), Alan Cranston (2). Most common tag: Minimum Wage.