Harris Wofford

Harris Llewellyn Wofford is an American attorney and Democratic Party politician who represented Pennsylvania in the United States Senate from 1991 to 1995. A noted advocate of national service and volunteering, Wofford was also the fifth president of Bryn Mawr College from 1970 to 1978, served as Chairman of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party in 1986, as Pennsylvania Secretary of Labor and Industry in the cabinet of Governor Robert P. Casey from 1987 to 1991 and was a surrogate for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Harris Wofford has 167 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 Forum as a Special Assistant for Civil Rights in the White House. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 50 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2016 with an average of 1,119 views per program. Most appearances with Ted Kennedy (12), Bill Clinton (9), Mario M. Cuomo (7). Most common tags: Community Service, Kennedy, John F., Commercials.

Appearances by Title:c. February 28, 2001 - Present Chairman, America's Promise Videos: 5


U.S. Senator, D-PA View Map May 9, 1991 - January 3, 1995 Videos: 144 Special Assistant, Civil Rights, White House - c. January 1, 1963 Videos: 4 Chief Executive Officer, AmeriCorps c. October 17, 1995 - c. January 1, 2001 Videos: 14

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