John Lewis

John Robert Lewis is an American politician and civil rights leader. He is the U.S. Representative for GA-5, serving in his 17th term in the House, having served since 1987, and is the senior member of the Georgia congressional delegation. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
John Lewis has 920 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 Forum as a National Chairman for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 85 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 9,435 views per program. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (33), David E. Bonior (18), Bill Clinton (17). Most common tags: African Americans, African American History, Minorities.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 1987 - Present U.S. Representative, D-GA 5th Videos: 919

Previously

National Chairman c. June 1, 1963 - c. May 31, 1966 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Morning Hour

    Morning Hour

    The House met for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on any topic.

  • House Takes Up Resolution Condemning President Trump's Comments

    House Takes Up Resolution Condemning President Trump's Comments

    The House passed a resolution condemning President Trump’s comments about four minority members of Congress in which he told them they should “go back” to the…

  • Arthur Ashe Boulevard Dedication Ceremony

    Arthur Ashe Boulevard Dedication Ceremony

    The Virginia Museum of History and Culture co-hosted a ceremony commemorating the naming of Arthur Ashe Boulevard for the…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered several homeland security-related bills under suspension of the rules.

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House voted 236-173 to approve the Equality Act (H.R. 5), legislation that would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to…

  • Maternal Health and Mortality

    Maternal Health and Mortality

    The House Ways and Means Committee convened a hearing to discuss the high rate of mothers dying due to causes related to…

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