Richard Newcomb

Richard Newcomb

Richard F. Newcomb, a graduate of Rutgers College, served as a wartime naval correspondent during World War II and received a Purple Heart. He is a retired news editor of the Associated Press and the author of six books, including 'Abandon Ship!', 'Savo', and 'Iwo Jima'. He has been called "one of the pioneers of narrative nonfiction. Wikipedia*

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Richard Newcomb has nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 House Committee. The year with the most videos was 1991 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2002 with an average of 187 views per program.

Appearances by Title:c. December 15, 1987 - Present Director, Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury Videos: 9

Recent Appearances

  • U.S. Policy Toward Cuba

    U.S. Policy Toward Cuba

    Witnesses testified regarding United States policy toward Cuba. Many condemned the Fidel Castro and the Cuban government for…

  • Terrorism Financing

    Terrorism Financing

    Witnesses testified regarding terrorism financing, including any financing that might come from Saudi Arabia. They discussed…

  • Illegal Drugs and Global Terrorism

    Illegal Drugs and Global Terrorism

    Witnesses testified about the connections between the drug trade and terrorism. Among the issues they addressed were funding…

  • White House Daily Briefing

    White House Daily Briefing

    Administration officials answered questions about the conflict in Bosnia and other topics.

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