Sharpe James

Sharpe James

Sharpe James is a Democratic politician and convicted felon from New Jersey, who served as State Senator for the 29th Legislative District and was 35th Mayor of Newark, New Jersey. James was the second African American Mayor of Newark and served five four-year terms before declining to run for re-election. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Sharpe James has 21 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 Forum as a Mayor. The year with the most videos was 1994 with six videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1989 with an average of 2,533 views per program. Most appearances with David N. Dinkins (6), Bill Clinton (4), Richard M. Daley (4). Most common tags: Urban Issues, U.S. Economy, Crime Prevention.

Appearances by Title:c. January 16, 1992 - Present Mayor,
Videos: 13


Mayor c. January 26, 1988 - c. January 16, 1992 Videos: 8

Recent Appearances

  • Opening General Session

    Opening General Session

    Government leaders met to discuss ways that local governements are dealing with a variety of concerns, such as public safety, unfunded federal…

  • Annual Survey of City Fiscal Conditions

    Annual Survey of City Fiscal Conditions

    The National League of Cities released its annual survey of the fiscal conditions pf U.S. cities. Data from general budgets,…

  • Law Enforcement Officials' Rally

    Law Enforcement Officials' Rally

    From the White House South Lawn, President Clinton informed a group of mayors and law enforcement officials that, two American helicopters,…

  • Urban Issues

    Urban Issues

    Mayor James and others talked with reporters about the five objectives of the National League of Cities, including a…

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