Jack Bascom Brooks was a Democratic lawmaker from Beaumont, Texas, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 42 years. Defeated in 1994, Brooks was the most senior Representative ever to have lost a general election for the U.S. House. Wikipedia*
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Jack Brooks has 223 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1964 Compiled Program as a Democratic Representative for Texas's 2nd district. The year with the most videos was 1994 with 31 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1984 with an average of 6,199 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (4), Richard A. Gephardt (3), Bill Clinton (3). Most common tags: Democratic Party, Crime, Environment.