Jack Valenti

Jack Valenti

Jack Joseph Valenti was an influential American lobbyist and a long-time president of the Motion Picture Association of America. During his 38-year tenure in the MPAA, he created the MPAA film rating system, and he was generally regarded as one of the most influential pro-copyright lobbyists in the world. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jack Valenti has 81 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 Forum as a President and CEO for the Motion Picture Association of America. The year with the most videos was 1996 with eight videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1993 with an average of 464 views per program. Most appearances with Bill Clinton (5), George H. W. Bush (4), Al Gore Jr. (4). Most common tags: Violence in media, Broadcast Television, Johnson, Lyndon.

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Previously

Special Assistant, President, White House c. November 22, 1963 - c. May 31, 1966 Videos: 8 President and CEO, Motion Picture Association of America c. June 1, 1966 - c. July 1, 2004 Videos: 60 Chairman and CEO, Motion Picture Association of America c. January 1, 2004 - c. August 31, 2004 Videos: 11 c. December 5, 2004 - c. December 5, 2004 Videos: 1 Special Assistant c. January 1, 1963 - c. December 31, 1966 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Remembering LBJ

    Remembering LBJ

    Participants talked about President Johnson’s place in history and the major events of his administration. Among the topics…

  • White House Insiders

    White House Insiders

    Moderated by Greta Van Susteren, Former White House officials talked about the inner workings of the White House, and about…

  • One America Award

    One America Award

    Former President Bush received the “One America” award from the National Italian American Foundation in recognition of his…

  • Salute to Henry Hyde

    Salute to Henry Hyde

    House International Relations Committee Chairman Henry Hyde spoke after he was presented with the Nance Medal of Freedom by…

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