Joe Foss

Joe Foss

Joseph Jacob "Joe" Foss was the leading fighter ace of the United States Marine Corps during World War II and a 1943 recipient of the Medal of Honor, recognizing his role in the air combat during the Guadalcanal Campaign. In postwar years, he achieved fame as a General in the Air National Guard, the 20th Governor of South Dakota, President of the National Rifle Association, and the first commissioner of the American Football League, as well as a television broadcaster. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Joe Foss has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 National Press Club Speech. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2001 with an average of 96 views per program. Most common tag: Gun Control.

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President, National Rifle Association c. September 29, 1988 - c. September 28, 1988 Videos: 2

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