Marion Barry

Marion Barry

Marion Shepilov Barry, Jr. was an American politician who served as the second Mayor of the District of Columbia from 1979 to 1991, and again as the fourth mayor from 1995 to 1999. A Democrat, Barry had served three tenures on the Council of the District of Columbia, representing as an at-large member from 1975 to 1979 and in Ward 8 from 1993 to 1995, and again from 2005 to 2014. In the 1960s he was involved in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, first as a member of the Nashville Student Movement sit-ins and then serving as the first chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee . Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Marion Barry has 74 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 Convention. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 11 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 5,361 views per program. Most appearances with Eleanor Holmes Norton (15), Jesse Jackson (12), Walter E. Fauntroy (7). Most common tags: African Americans, District of Columbia, Minorities.

Appearances by Title:c. February 9, 2005 - Present Councilman, District of Columbia
D-District of Columbia
Videos: 5

Previously

Mayor, District of Columbia
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c. January 1, 1979 - c. January 2, 1991 Videos: 69

Recent Appearances

  • Funeral Service for Marion Barry

    Funeral Service for Marion Barry

    Civil rights leaders, colleagues, and friends of the late Marion Barry gathered at the Washington Convention Center for a funeral service for…

  • <em>Mayor for Life</em>

    Mayor for Life

    Marion Barry talked about his book, Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr., in which he discusses his…

  • Memorial Service for Dorothy Height

    Memorial Service for Dorothy Height

    Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Dorothy Height’s life story was told through stories, videos, photos and readings shared…

  • March for Justice Rally

    March for Justice Rally

    Leaders from the Black community spoke at a rally to highlight problems of racism, inequality, civil rights, and the recent…

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