Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, , known before 1742 as Sir Robert Walpole, was a British statesman who is generally regarded as the 'de facto' first Prime Minister of Great Britain. Although the exact dates of his dominance are a matter of scholarly debate, 1721–42 are often used. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
Bob Walpole has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 News Briefing as a Special Assistant for the Gulf War Illnesses of the Central Intelligence Agency. Most appearances with Bernard Rostker (2).