Porter J. Goss

Porter Johnston Goss is an American politician who was the first Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and the last Director of Central Intelligence following the passage of the 2004 Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act, which abolished the DCI position. Goss served as a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1989 until he took up his post at the agency. Wikipedia*

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Porter J. Goss has 892 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 House Proceeding as a Republican Representative for Florida's 13th district. The year with the most videos was 1994 with 127 videos as a Republican Representative for Florida's 14th district. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1995 with an average of 1,042 views per program. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (12), Bob Graham (9), Richard C. Shelby (7). Most common tags: Intelligence, Terrorism, World Trade Center / Pentagon Attacks.

Appearances by Title:c. July 24, 2008 - Present Co-Chair, House Office of Congressional Ethics Videos: 1


Director, Central Intelligence Agency c. September 24, 2004 - c. May 5, 2006 Videos: 11 U.S. Representative, R-FL 13th January 3, 1989 - January 4, 1993 Videos: 183 U.S. Representative, R-FL 14th January 5, 1993 - September 23, 2004 Videos: 697

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