Richard A. Oppel is an American journalist and was editor of the 'Austin American-Statesman' from 1995 to 2008. He had previously been editor of the 'Charlotte Observer', which had earned three Pulitzer Prizes under his editorship. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
Richard Oppel has 11 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 Call-In as an Editor for the Charlotte (NC) Observer. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2007 with an average of 218 views per program. Most appearances with George W. Bush (2). Most common tags: Newspapers, Ethics.