John Goodwin Tower was the first Republican United States senator from Texas since Reconstruction. He served from 1961 until his retirement on January 3, 1985, after which time he was appointed as the chairman of the Reagan-appointed Tower Commission that investigated the Iran-Contra Affair. Wikipedia*
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John Tower has 19 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1975 Senate Committee. The year with the most videos was 1989 with eight videos. Most appearances with George H. W. Bush (2), Brent Scowcroft (2), Edmund Muskie (2). Most common tags: Department of Defense, Republican Party.