Benjamin Wittes

Benjamin Wittes

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Benjamin Wittes is a Senior Fellow for the Governance Studies Program of the Brookings Institution with 35 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 Call-In as an Editor for the News of the Legal Times. The year with the most videos was 2008 with five videos as a Fellow and Research Director for the Public Law of the Brookings Institution. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2013 with an average of 1,679 views per program. Most appearances with Stuart S. Taylor Jr. (2), Strobe Talbott (2), Jack Landman Goldsmith III (2). Most common tags: Terrorism, Prisoner Treatment, National Security.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2009 - Present Senior Fellow, Governance Studies Program, Brookings Institution Videos: 25 c. January 1, 2008 - Present Fellow and Research Director, Public Law, Brookings Institution Videos: 5 c. January 1, 2008 - Present Internet Columnist, [The New Republic] Videos: 1 c. October 20, 1997 - Present Editor, News, [Legal Times] Videos: 2 Author Videos: 0


Writer, Editorial Page, [Washington Post] c. January 1, 2005 - c. January 1, 2006 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • State of the Union Address Preview

    State of the Union Address Preview

    The Brookings Institution hosted a discussion previewing the history of and what President Trump may focus on in the State…

  • James Comey on <em>A Higher Loyalty</em>

    James Comey on A Higher Loyalty

    Former FBI Director James Comey talked about his new book, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership. He spoke with…

  • Future of FISA, Part 2

    Future of FISA, Part 2

    Matthew Olson outlined the road to getting Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act renewed. Section 702…

  • <em>The Way of the Strangers</em>

    The Way of the Strangers

    Graeme Wood talked about his book The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State, in which he profiles some of…

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