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Fred Thompson

Fred Dalton Thompson was an American politician, attorney, lobbyist, columnist, film and television actor, and radio host. Thompson, a Republican, served in the United States Senate representing Tennessee from 1994 to 2003, and was a GOP presidential candidate in 2008. Wikipedia*

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Fred Thompson has 328 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1973 Vignette as a Chief Minority Counsel for the Senate Select Pres. Camp. Activ. Cmte.. The year with the most videos was 1997 with 62 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 1,842 views per program. Most appearances with John S. McCain III (9), Rudolph "Rudy" W. Giuliani (8), Mitt Romney (8). Most common tags: Road to the White House, Thompson, Fred, Republican Party.

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Previously

U.S. Senator, R-TN View Map December 8, 1994 - January 3, 2003 Videos: 316 Chief Minority Counsel, Senate Select Pres. Camp. Activ. Cmte. c. May 22, 1973 - c. October 13, 1994 Videos: 5 U.S. Senate Candidate,
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c. October 13, 1994 - c. December 8, 1994 Videos: 7 Presidential Candidate,
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c. January 1, 2008 - c. November 4, 2008 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Conservatives in Hollywood

    Conservatives in Hollywood

    Actor and former Senator Fred Thompson participated in a panel discussion at CPAC on conservatives in the movie industry. He and…

  • Economic Crisis Role Play

    Economic Crisis Role Play

    Current and former members of Congress, journalists, and policy experts participated in a role-playing simulation. They…

  • 40th Anniversary of Watergate, Panel 1

    40th Anniversary of Watergate, Panel 1

    This is the first of three panel discussions about Watergate and its legacy with many key players, including White House…

  • Electoral College

    Electoral College

    Panelists talked about the issues related to electing U.S. presidents through the electoral college system. Former Tennessee…

  • <em>Teaching the Pig to Dance</em>

    Teaching the Pig to Dance

    Former Senator Fred Thompson talked about his memoir, Teaching the Pig to Dancd, his memoir, Republican party politic,s and…

  • <em>Teaching the Pig to Dance</em>

    Teaching the Pig to Dance

    Fred Thompson talked about his book, Teaching the Pig to Dance: A Memoir of Growing Up and Second Chances. Fred Thompson is the former Republican senator from…

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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