David Bushnell , of Westbrook, Connecticut, was an American inventor and a veteran of the Revolutionary War. He is credited with creating the first submarine ever used in combat, while studying at Yale College in 1775. He called it the 'Turtle' because of its look in the water. Wikipedia*
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David Bushnell has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1991 Speech as a Director for the Human Resources Research Organization. The year with the most videos was 2002 with two videos as an Officer. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 937 views per program.