Thad W. Allen
Thad William Allen is a former United States Coast Guard admiral who served as the 23rd Commandant of the Coast Guard. Allen is best known for his widely praised performance directing the federal response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the Gulf Coast region from September 2005 to January 2006, and for his 2010 work as National Incident Commander of the Unified Command for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Wikipedia*
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Thad W. Allen has 86 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2003 Meeting as a Chief of Staff for the U.S. Coast Guard. The year with the most videos was 2010 with 49 videos as a Commandant for the U.S. Coast Guard. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 1,596 views per program as a Commander for the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill of the Department of Homeland Security. Most appearances with Robert Gibbs (5), Michael Chertoff (4), Carol M. Browner (3). Most common tags: BP Oil Spill, Oil Pollution, Hurricane Katrina.