John B. Oakes
John Bertram Oakes an iconoclastic and influential journalist known for his early commitment to the environment, civil rights, and opposition to the Vietnam War, was born in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, the second son of George Washington Ochs Oakes and Bertie Gans. The creator of the modern op-ed page and editor of the 'New York Times' editorial page from 1961 to 1976, his was an idealistic and progressive American voice. Wikipedia*
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John B. Oakes has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 House Committee as a Member. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 593 views per program.