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Phil Bredesen

Philip Norman "Phil" Bredesen, Jr. is an American author, entrepreneur and politician who served as the 48th Governor of Tennessee from 2003 to 2011. A member of the Democratic Party, he was first elected Governor in 2002, and was re-elected in 2006. He previously served as the fourth mayor of Nashville and Davidson County, from 1991 to 1999. Bredesen is the founder of the HealthAmerica Corporation, which he sold in 1986. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Phil Bredesen has 25 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1994 Debate as a Gubernatorial Candidate. The year with the most videos was 2010 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 307 views per program. Most appearances with Haley Barbour (3), Jennifer M. Granholm (3), Vic Fazio (2). Most common tags: Tennessee, Health Care, Governor.

Appearances by Title:


January 18, 2003 - January 15, 2011 Videos: 20 Mayor,
c. May 6, 1998 - c. May 5, 1998 Videos: 2 Gubernatorial Candidate,
c. October 16, 1994 - c. May 6, 1998 Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Reducing Health Care Costs

    Reducing Health Care Costs

    Businessmen and politicians agreed that rising health care costs were one of the main factors driving long term deficits in the U.S.…

  • Tax Reform

    Tax Reform

    Panelists discussed efforts to craft a tax reform package that would reduce rates and the deficit without eliminating tax breaks that…

  • Repealing Health Care Reform

    Repealing Health Care Reform

    Former Tennessee Democratic Governor Phil Bredesen said that the one-year old federal health care law was “deeply flawed” and that…

  • <em>Fresh Medicine</em>

    Fresh Medicine

    Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen talked about his new book, Fresh Medicine: How to Fix Reform and Build a Sustainable Health Care…

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