Howard Wolpe

Howard Eliot Wolpe III was a seven-term U.S. Representative from Michigan and Presidential Special Envoy to the African Great Lakes Region in the Clinton Administration, where he led the United States delegation to the Arusha and Lusaka peace talks, which aimed to end civil wars in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He returned to the State Department as Special Advisor to the Secretary for Africa's Great Lakes Region. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Howard Wolpe has 161 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for Michigan's 3rd district. The year with the most videos was 1990 with 23 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1991 with an average of 200 views per program. Most appearances with John M. Engler (5), Ted Kennedy (3), Stephen J. Solarz (3). Most common tags: Governor, Africa, South Africa.

Appearances by Title:c. June 1, 2005 - Present Director, Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity, Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars Videos: 1 c. March 31, 2003 - Present Director, Africa Program, Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars Videos: 4 c. January 1, 2002 - Present Scholar, Public Policy, Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars Videos: 3 c. September 13, 1996 - Present Envoy, Burundi, United States Videos: 1


c. October 30, 1994 - c. October 30, 1994 Videos: 1 U.S. Representative, D-MI 3rd January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1993 Videos: 147 c. October 3, 1994 - c. October 3, 1994 Videos: 1 c. January 4, 1993 - c. January 4, 1993 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Peacebuilding Process

    Peacebuilding Process

    Carolyn McAskie talked about the work of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission and its short and long-term vision, and…

  • The Changing Face of African Unity

    The Changing Face of African Unity

    Dr. Salim talked about the changing face of African unity, recent incidents involving tribal warfare and ethnic tensions, as…

  • Conflict Resolution in Africa

    Conflict Resolution in Africa

    A panel talked about initiatives for resolving the conflicts in Africa brought about by borders created by the Europeans in…

  • Rwanda Genocide Anniversary

    Rwanda Genocide Anniversary

    President Kagame reflected on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Between April and June of that year, approximately 800,000 people…

  • Effects of Genocide

    Effects of Genocide

    Ambassador Wolpe introduced the program saying that, in conjunction with the Africa Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center,…

  • Prospects for Peace

    Prospects for Peace

    Journalists and international scholars spoke to students about international peace keeping efforts, diplomatic efforts to…

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