Elliot L. Richardson

Elliot L. Richardson

Elliot Lee Richardson was an American lawyer and politician who was a member of the cabinet of Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. As U.S. Attorney General, he was a prominent figure in the Watergate Scandal, and resigned rather than refuse President Nixon's order to fire special prosecutor Archibald Cox. Wikipedia*

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Elliot L. Richardson has 32 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 State Legislature as a U.S. Senate Candidate for the Republican Party. The year with the most videos was 1987 with six videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1997 with an average of 149 views per program. Most appearances with Charles Mathias (4), Robert McNamara (2), Paul A. Volcker (2). Most common tags: Nixon, Richard, About Books, Federal Government.

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Secretary, Department of Commerce February 2, 1976 - January 20, 1977 Videos: 29 Attorney General, Department of Justice May 25, 1973 - October 20, 1973 Videos: 1 Secretary, Department of Defense January 30, 1973 - March 24, 1973 Videos: 1 U.S. Senate Candidate, Republican Party c. January 1, 1984 - November 6, 1984 Videos: 1 Secretary, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare June 24, 1970 - January 29, 1973 Videos: 0

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