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James H. Billington

James Hadley Billington , the Librarian of Congress Emeritus, is a leading American academic and author who taught history at Harvard and Princeton before serving for 42 years as CEO of four federal cultural institutions. He served as the 13th Librarian of Congress after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan in 1987, and his appointment was approved unanimously by the U.S. Senate. Wikipedia*

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James H. Billington has 106 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Interview. The year with the most videos was 2001 with nine videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 2,517 views per program. Most appearances with Laura Bush (15), John Y. Cole (9), Brian Lamb (6). Most common tags: Arts & Literature, Library of Congress, Culture.

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Librarian of Congress, United States c. September 14, 1987 - November 20, 2018 Videos: 106

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