James R. Jones

James Robert "Jim" Jones is a lawyer, a Democrat politician, a retired U.S. Congressman from Oklahoma, and a former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
James R. Jones has 88 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1981 House Highlight as a Democratic Representative for Oklahoma's 1st district. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 17 videos as a Chairman and CEO for the American Stock Exchange. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1982 with an average of 1,834 views per program. Most appearances with Pete V. Domenici (3), Jim Cooper (3), Bill Clinton (3). Most common tags: U.S. Economy, Federal Budget, International Trade.

Appearances by Title:Board Member, Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation Videos: 1 Co-Chair, Task Force on Detainee Treatment, Constitution Project Videos: 2 c. February 1, 2003 - Present Chairman, Board of Directors, World Affairs Councils of America Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2015 - Present Chair, ManattJones Global Strategies, Manatt, Phelps, and Phillips Videos: 0


Ambassador, Mexico, United States c. September 10, 1993 - c. June 25, 1997 Videos: 26 U.S. Representative, D-OK 1st January 3, 1973 - January 3, 1987 Videos: 27 Chairman and CEO, American Stock Exchange c. November 1, 1989 - c. June 2, 1993 Videos: 23 Chief of Staff, White House c. December 1, 1963 - c. January 20, 1969 Videos: 5 Chief of Staff c. January 1, 1963 - c. December 31, 1969 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • U.S.-Mexico Economic Relations

    U.S.-Mexico Economic Relations

    José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, the Mexican finance minister, was the featured speaker at a discussion on the future of…

  • Mexican Politics and Economy

    Mexican Politics and Economy

    Professor Denise Dresser and former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Jim Jones talked about the politics and economy of Mexico, including…

  • President Johnson's War on Poverty

    President Johnson's War on Poverty

    Former Representative James Jones (D-OK) talked about the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s declaration of war on…

  • Economy and Migration Policy

    Economy and Migration Policy

    Panelists talked about the Migration Policy Institute’s report detailing the results of a three-year study on the economic…

  • Report on Detainee Treatment

    Report on Detainee Treatment

    The Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment released a report on the treatment of suspected terrorists…

  • Report on Detainee Treatment, Introduction

    Report on Detainee Treatment, Introduction

    Opening remarks were made as the Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment released a report on the treatment…

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