Lowell P. Weicker Jr.

Lowell Palmer Weicker, Jr. is an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the 85th Governor of Connecticut, and unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for President in 1980. Though a member of the Republican Party during his time in Congress, he later left the Republican Party and became one of the few minor party candidates to be elected as a state governor in the United States in recent years. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Lowell P. Weicker Jr. has 85 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1973 Vignette as a Republican Senator for Connecticut. The year with the most videos was 1988 with 31 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2006 with an average of 1,834 views per program. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (2), Robert C. Byrd (2), H. "Bob" R. Haldeman (2). Most common tags: Connecticut, Nixon, Richard, Third Parties.

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Previously

Governor, I-CT c. January 9, 1991 - c. January 5, 1995 Videos: 20 U.S. Senator, R-CT January 3, 1971 - January 3, 1991 Videos: 60 U.S. Representative, R-CT 4th January 3, 1969 - January 3, 1971 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Campaign 2008 Assessment

    Campaign 2008 Assessment

    Wyatt Andrews moderated panel discussion on the significant events during the primaries and caucuses for the 2008 elections. Topics included…

  • Reading of the U.S. Constitution

    Reading of the U.S. Constitution

    In celebration of Constitution Day, dignitaries and faculty and students of Georgetown University participate in a dramatic…

  • Dean Campaign Rally

    Dean Campaign Rally

    Governor Dean spoke to supporters about his presidential campaign. Among the topics he addressed were military operations in…

  • U.S. Constitution

    U.S. Constitution

    In honor of National Constitution Week, former Governor Weicker spoke about interpreting and amending the Constitution. He…

  • Presidential Politics

    Presidential Politics

    Former Governor Weicker talked about the United We Stand America convention in Dallas this weekend. He also discussed third…

  • Washington Tuesday Journal

    Washington Tuesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with…

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