Claude Denson Pepper

Claude Denson Pepper was an American politician of the Democratic Party, and a spokesman for left-liberalism and the elderly. In foreign policy he shifted from pro-Soviet in the 1940s to anti-Communist in the 1950s. He represented Florida in the United States Senate from November 4, 1936, to January 3, 1951, and the Miami area in the United States House of Representatives from January 3, 1963, to May 30, 1989. Wikipedia*

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Claude Denson Pepper has 72 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1979 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for Florida's 14th district. The year with the most videos was 1988 with 26 videos. Most appearances with Mary Rose Oakar (2), Leo McCarthy (2), Sala Galant Burton (2). Most common tag: Democratic National Convention.

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Previously

U.S. Representative, D-FL 18th January 3, 1983 - October 28, 1990 Videos: 64 U.S. Representative, D-FL 14th January 3, 1973 - January 2, 1983 Videos: 2 U.S. Representative, D-FL 11th January 10, 1967 - January 2, 1973 Videos: 0 U.S. Representative, D-FL 3rd January 3, 1963 - January 9, 1967 Videos: 0 U.S. Senator, D-FL November 4, 1936 - January 3, 1951 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Memorial Service for Claude Pepper

    Memorial Service for Claude Pepper

    The Vice President and members of Congress pay tribute to Rep. Claude Pepper as his body lies in state in the U.S. Capitol.

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House considered and passed H.R. 1231, which directed the president to establish an emergency board to investigate and report…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House agreed to H.R. 84, to establish the Select Committee on Hunger, the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 5462, to provide assistance for housing and community development in the United States-Mexico border…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 3471, to establish the Veterans' Administration as an executive…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 4784, making appropriations for Rural Development, Agriculture, and…

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