Bill Adair
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Bill Adair

Marion Danne Adair was a career minor-league player who was also a player-manager in the Braves organization , as well as the Detroit Tigers, San Diego Padres, Montreal Expos, and the Chicago White Sox organizations. He compiled a 1611-1305 record in 21 seasons managing in the minors, but his managing career in the major leagues was limited to ten games in the 1970 season when Don Gutteridge was fired with 26 games left in the season. Wikipedia*

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Bill Adair has 24 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2000 Forum as a Correspondent. The year with the most videos was 2008 with five videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 1,016 views per program. Most appearances with Steve Scully (4), Brooks Jackson (2), James Drinkard (2). Most common tags: Commercials, Journalism, Obama, Barack.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2008 - Present Editor, PolitiFact.com Videos: 20 c. January 1, 2007 - Present Bureau Chief, Washington Bureau, [St. Petersburg Times] Videos: 2 c. June 24, 1999 - Present Correspondent, [Tampa Bay Times] Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Politics and Journalism

    Politics and Journalism

    TV, print and online reporters and editors talked about how they cover politics. Topics included the characteristics that distinguish…

  • Summer Reading with Bill Adair

    Summer Reading with Bill Adair

    Bill Adair answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” The date and location of this interview are not known.

  • President Obama's Campaign Promises

    President Obama's Campaign Promises

    Bill Adair talked about PolitiFact’s “Obameter” fact check of President Obama’s record on fulfilling his 2008 campaign promises. He also…

  • Fact Checking the 2012 Presidential Candidates

    Fact Checking the 2012 Presidential Candidates

    Journalists predicted some of the deceptive statements that President Obama and Mitt Romney might make in the first of their…

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