James Strom Thurmond was an American politician who served for 48 years as a United States Senator from South Carolina. He ran for president in 1948 as the States Rights Democratic Party candidate, receiving 2.4% of the popular vote and 39 electoral votes. Wikipedia*
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Strom Thurmond has 837 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 Senate Committee. The year with the most videos was 1991 with 107 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2002 with an average of 3,090 views per program. Most appearances with Bob Dole (17), Trent Lott (14), Orrin Hatch (10). Most common tags: Thomas, Clarence, World War II, Legislative Branch.