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 928 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 9,625 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: 927

Previously

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

Recent Appearances

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement. Members also debated the rule for consideration of H.R.…

  • House Debate on Articles of Impeachment Against President Trump

    House Debate on Articles of Impeachment Against President Trump

    The House impeached President Donald Trump for abuse of power (230-197) and obstruction of Congress (229-198), with Representative Tulsi…

  • U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement

    U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement

    The House Ways and Means Committee met to consider the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement. Members delivered opening…

  • Rosa Parks and Civil Rights Activism

    Rosa Parks and Civil Rights Activism

    Civil rights pioneers Fred Gray and Representative John Lewis (D-GA) talked about Rosa Parks and her long history of civil rights…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed a short-term continuing resolution (CR) extending government funding through December 20, 2019. Members…

  • Elder Care Programs

    Elder Care Programs

    The House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on the difficulties in caring for aging Americans, including the lack of…

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