Mervyn M. Dymally

Mervyn Malcolm Dymally was a California Democratic politician. He served in the California State Assembly and the California State Senate , as the 41st Lieutenant Governor of California , and in the U.S. House of Representatives . Dymally returned to politics a decade later to serve in the California State Assembly . Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Mervyn M. Dymally has 138 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 House Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 1988 with 35 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1985 with an average of 207 views per program. Most appearances with Major R. Owens (4), Walter E. Fauntroy (3), Augustus F. Hawkins (3). Most common tags: South Africa, African Americans.

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U.S. Representative, D-CA 31st January 3, 1981 - January 3, 1993 Videos: 137

Recent Appearances

  • Congressional Departure

    Congressional Departure

    Standing in front of the U.S. Capitol, six-term Congressman Mervyn Dymally discussed his experiences as the first…

  • Conflict in Somalia

    Conflict in Somalia

    Representative Mervyn Dymally discussed the famine and civil war in Somalia. He answered viewers' questions.

  • House Session

    House Session

    HR 5642: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with respect to the treatment of certain property and casualty…

  • House Session

    House Session

    HR 5368: A bill to make appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs for the fiscal year…

  • House Session

    House Session

    HR 477: A resolution relating to noncurrent records of the former Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions…

  • Events in South Africa

    Events in South Africa

    Mr. Dymally, who chairs the Foriegn Affairs African Subcommitte, discussed the South African minority rule referendum.

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Former Ideology Rankings

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