John Tower

John Goodwin Tower was the first Republican United States Senator from Texas since Reconstruction. He also led the Tower Commission, which investigated the Iran-Contra Affair. Wikipedia*

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John Tower has 20 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.

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U.S. Senator, R-TX June 15, 1961 - January 3, 1985 Videos: 20

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