James R. Thompson
James Robert Thompson, Jr. , also known as Big Jim Thompson, was the 37th and longest-serving Governor of the US state of Illinois, serving from 1977 to 1991. A Republican, Thompson was elected to four consecutive terms and held the office for 14 years. Wikipedia*
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James R. Thompson has 39 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1986 Speech as a Governor for Illinois. The year with the most videos was 2004 with 11 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 382 views per program. Most appearances with Thomas H. Kean (21), Tim Roemer (14), John F. Lehman Jr. (13). Most common tags: World Trade Center / Pentagon Attacks, Republican Party, Transportation.
PreviouslyCommissioner c. January 1, 2003 - c. August 21, 2004 Videos: 15 Governor, Illinois
R c. January 1, 1977 - c. May 3, 1991 Videos: 23