Edwin Jacob "Jake" Garn is an American politician, a member of the Republican Party, and served as a U.S. Senator representing Utah from 1974 to 1993. Garn became the first sitting member of the United States Congress to fly in space when he flew aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery as a Payload Specialist during NASA mission STS-51-D . Wikipedia*
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Jake Garn has 113 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 Senate Committee. The year with the most videos was 1990 with 23 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1986 with an average of 225 views per program. Most appearances with Orrin Hatch (2), John D. Dingell Jr. (2), Charles Walker (2). Most common tags: Space, Savings and Loans, U.S. Economy.