Rebecca M. Blank
Rebecca M. Blank is the incoming chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and former Acting Secretary of Commerce. Blank was serving as United States Deputy Secretary of Commerce when she was named to lead the United States Department of Commerce as Acting Secretary on June 11, 2012 upon the request of Secretary of Commerce John Bryson, who took a medical leave of absence, and subsequently resigned as Secretary. Wikipedia*
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Rebecca M. Blank has 18 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1991 Joint Committee as a Professor for the Center for Urban Affairs of the Northwestern University. The year with the most videos was 2008 with five videos as a Senior Fellow for the Economic Studies of the Brookings Institution. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 2,254 views per program as an Acting Deputy Secretary for the Department of Commerce. Most appearances with Ronald Haskins (5), Gary Burtless (3), Janet L. Yellen (2). Most common tags: Poverty, Gender Issues.