Dennis Shepard is the father of Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old student at University of Wyoming who was murdered in October 1998 in what became one of the most high-profiled cases highlighting hate-crimes against LGBT people. He and his wife, Judy Shepard, are co-founders of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, and advocates for LGBT rights. Wikipedia*
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Dennis Shepard has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Forum. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2000 with an average of 305 views per program. Most appearances with Elizabeth Birch (2), Judy Shepard (2).