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Doug Wilder

Lawrence Douglas Wilder is an American politician, who served as the first African American to be elected as governor of Virginia, or any state, and the first African-American governor of any U.S. state since Reconstruction. Wilder served as the 66th Governor of Virginia from 1990 to 1994. Wikipedia*

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Doug Wilder has 91 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 Call-In as a State Senator. The year with the most videos was 1991 with 28 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 2,172 views per program. Most appearances with Bill Clinton (8), Jesse Jackson (5), Charles S. Robb (5). Most common tags: Virginia, Democratic Party, Road to the White House.

Appearances by Title:c. February 6, 2006 - Present Chair, National Slavery Museum Videos: 3

Previously

Governor, Virginia
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January 14, 1990 - January 15, 1994 Videos: 77 Mayor, Richmond, VA
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January 2, 2005 - January 1, 2009 Videos: 1 Lieutenant Governor, Virginia
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January 18, 1986 - January 14, 1990 Videos: 9 State Senator,
D-Virginia
c. January 1, 1969 - c. January 1, 1986 Videos: 1 Presidential Candidate,
D-United States
c. January 1, 1992 - c. June 1, 1992 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Modern Richmond, Virginia, Politics

    Modern Richmond, Virginia, Politics

    Douglas Wilder was the first African American elected as governor in U.S. history, serving Virginia from 1990 to 1994. Mr. Wilder…

  • Douglas Wilder on Race Relations

    Douglas Wilder on Race Relations

    Former Governor Douglas Wilder (D-VA), the first elected African American governor in American history, talked about race relations and the…

  • <em>Son of Virginia</em>

    Son of Virginia

    Former Governor Douglas Wilder (D-VA) talked about his book, Son of Virginia: A Life in America’s Political Arena, and gave his thoughts on…

  • Interview on <em>Son of Virginia</em>

    Interview on Son of Virginia

    Former Governor Douglas Wilder (D-VA) talked about his book, Son of Virginia: A Life in America’s Political Arena. This…

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