Russell B. Long

Russell Billiu Long was an American Democratic politician and United States Senator from Louisiana from 1948 until 1987, and chairman of the Senate Finance Committee for fifteen years from 1966 to 1981. The son of Louisiana governor and U.S. senator Huey Long, Russell Long served alongside eight U.S. presidents from Truman to Reagan. Wikipedia*

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Russell B. Long has 28 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1963 Compiled Program. The year with the most videos was 1986 with 10 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1966 with an average of 1,491 views per program. Most appearances with Lyndon Baines Johnson (6), Robert McNamara (3), McGeorge Bundy (2).

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U.S. Senator, D-LA January 1, 1948 - January 4, 1986 Videos: 28

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