Bob Walpole

Bob Walpole

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).

Appearances by Title:c. March 9, 2001 - Present Officer, Strategic and Nuclear Programs, National Intelligence Council Videos: 1 c. July 17, 1997 - Present Special Assistant, Gulf War Illnesses, Central Intelligence Agency Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Foreign Missile Development

    Foreign Missile Development

    Mr. Walpole testified about missile development in other nations. Among the issues he addressed were threats from weapons of…

  • Gulf War Illness

    Gulf War Illness

    Mr. Rostker discussed new findings about the number of U.S. troops exposed to gas during the Perisan Gulf War in 1991. Mr.…

  • Gulf War Illness

    Gulf War Illness

    Dr. Rostker discussed the investigation into the cause of symptoms expereienced by servicemen of the Persian Gulf War in…

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