Richard Norman Perle is an American political advisor, consultant, and lobbyist who began his career in government as a senior staff member to Senator Henry “Scoop” Jackson on the Senate Armed Services Committee in the 1970s. Later he was heavily involved with the Reagan administration and served as the assistant Secretary of Defense and also worked on the Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee from 1987 to 2004. He was Chairman of the Board in 2001 under the Bush Administration but eventually resigned in 2003 due to conflict of interests. Wikipedia*
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Richard Perle has 85 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 Call-In as an Assistant Secretary for the International Security Affairs of the Department of Defense. The year with the most videos was 1987 with seven videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 1,444 views per program. Most appearances with Joshua Muravchik (4), Kim R. Holmes (4), Jeane J. Kirkpatrick (4). Most common tags: Foreign Policy, Terrorism, Soviet Union.