Bill Russell

Bill Russell

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Bill Russell was a Professional Basketball Player with four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2005 News Conference. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 2,539 views per program. Most appearances with John Lewis (2), Barack Obama (2). Most common tag: King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr..

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Professional Basketball Player, NBA c. January 1, 1956 - c. January 1, 1969 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Sports and Race

    Sports and Race

    Bill Russell and Jim Brown talked about changes in professional sports in the decades since the Civil Rights Movement. They spoke about their…

  • 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

    50th Anniversary of March on Washington

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the same spot where the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.,…

  • 2010 Medal of Freedom Recipients

    2010 Medal of Freedom Recipients

    President Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 2010 recipients. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the…

  • Martin Luther King Memorial

    Martin Luther King Memorial

    Participants spoke about the launch of a youth drive titled “Build the Dream” to raise funds for a permanent memorial to…

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