John Lewis

John Robert Lewis is an American politician and was a prominent civil rights leader. He is the U.S. Representative for GA-5, serving since 1987, and is the dean of the Georgia congressional delegation. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
John Lewis has 888 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Forum. 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 9,318 views per program. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (31), David E. Bonior (18), Bill Clinton (15). Most common tags: African Americans, Minorities, African American History.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 1987 - Present U.S. Representative, D-GA 5th Videos: 888

Recent Appearances

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The House of Representatives debated legislation dealing with the Internal Revenue Service.

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed several tax policy-related bills, including a measure to punish people who impersonate IRS employees as…

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The House of Representatives worked on several Tax Day-related bills, including H.R. 2905, which punishes people who…

  • Weekly Democratic Address

    Weekly Democratic Address

    In the weekly Democratic address Representative John Lewis (GA) talked about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Martin Luther King Jr. and Social Activism

    Martin Luther King Jr. and Social Activism

    On the 50th anniversary commemorating the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., past and present civil rights leaders…

  • Student Rally on Gun Violence

    Student Rally on Gun Violence

    Students from the Washington D.C..-area led a walk-out and rally on the U.S. Capitol to demand action by Congress on gun…

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