William Kennedy Shearer of California was the chairman of the Constitution Party from 1996 to 1999, and founded the American Independent Party in 1967 with his wife Eileen to support George C. Wallace's presidential campaign. In 1970 Shearer was the California AIP's first candidate for Governor, receiving 65,847 votes for 1% of the total vote. Wikipedia*
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Bill Shearer has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1996 Convention as a Founder for the American Independent Party. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2000 with an average of 238 views per program.