Terry Sanford

James Terry Sanford was a United States politician and educator from North Carolina. A member of the Democratic Party, Sanford was the 65th Governor of North Carolina , a two-time U.S. Presidential candidate in the 1970s and a U.S. Senator . Sanford was a strong proponent of public education and introduced a number of reforms and new programs in North Carolina's schools and institutions of higher education as the state's governor, increasing funding for education and establishing the North Carolina Fund. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Terry Sanford has 172 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1986 Debate. The year with the most videos was 1990 with 42 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1989 with an average of 85 views per program. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (2), George J. Mitchell (2), James Broyhill (2). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Senate.

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Senator, D-NC November 18, 1986 - January 1, 1993 Videos: 169

Recent Appearances

  • North Carolina Senate Debate

    North Carolina Senate Debate

    Senator Terry Sanford and Lauch Faircloth responded to questions from the Carl Venters, Jr, in a televised debate before a…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    HR 5087: A bill with respect to veterans' education assistance. HR 2194: A bill to amend the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    S 3224: A bill to designate the Quentin N. Burdick United States Courthouse. HR 5334: A bill to amend and extend certain laws relating to housing…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    SR 313: A resolution to commend the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team as it celebrates its 100th anniversary on June 11,…

  • Balanced Budget Amendment

    Balanced Budget Amendment

    Sen. Terry Sanford, member of the Senate Budget and Banking Committees, responded to telephone callers' questions on the…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    HR 2977: A bill to authorize appropriations for public broadcasting.

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Historical Member of Congress Record

Former Ideology Rankings

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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