Gerry E. Studds
Gerry Eastman Studds was an American Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts who served from 1983 until 1997. He was the first openly gay member of Congress. Wikipedia*
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Gerry E. Studds has 167 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 House Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 25 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1994 with an average of 363 views per program. Most appearances with Ted Kennedy (2), Barney Frank (2), John F. Kerry (2). Most common tag: LGBTQ.