Richard A. Baker

Richard A. Baker

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Richard A. Baker is a Historian Emeritus for the U.S. Senate with 34 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1963 Compiled Program. The year with the most videos was 2004 with four videos as a Historian for the U.S. Senate. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2013 with an average of 2,176 views per program. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (8), Raymond "Ray" W. Smock (4), Diane Skvarla (4). Most common tags: Senate, Congress, U.S. History.

Appearances by Title:c. September 1, 2009 - Present Historian Emeritus, U.S. Senate Videos: 5


Historian, U.S. Senate c. January 1, 1975 - c. September 1, 2009 Videos: 28

Recent Appearances

  • Q&A with Richard Baker

    Q&A with Richard Baker

    Richard Baker talked about the historical narrative he co-wrote with Neil MacNeil, The American Senate: An Insider’s History. The book details the…

  • Senate Procedures

    Senate Procedures

    Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, Senate Historian Richard Baker, and the Wall Journal's Capitol Hill reporter Janet…

  • The Senate and the Political System

    The Senate and the Political System

    Richard Baker provided historical perspective on the role of the Senate in the U.S. political system. He was the first…

  • Freedom Award Presentations

    Freedom Award Presentations

    Norman Ornstein presented the award to Richard Baker, who became the first Senate historian in 1975. An advocate for the openness…

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