William H. Webster

William H. Webster

William Hedgcock Webster is an American attorney, jurist, and current Chairman of the Homeland Security Advisory Council. Previously Webster was the third Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1978 to 1987 and Director of Central Intelligence from 1987 to 1991. He was a former federal judge who ascended to the CIA after his successful coups against the New York mafia families while director of the FBI under President Jimmy Carter. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
William H. Webster has 65 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Meeting. The year with the most videos was 1988 with nine videos as a Director for the Central Intelligence Agency. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 278 views per program. Most appearances with James Woolsey (4), George H. W. Bush (2), Kenneth W. Starr (2). Most common tags: Intelligence, Foreign Policy, Bush, George H. W..

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2005 - Present Chairman, Homeland Security Advisory Council Videos: 1 c. November 15, 2004 - Present Director, National Legal Ctr. for Public Interest Videos: 1


Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation c. February 23, 1978 - c. May 26, 1987 Videos: 5 Director, Central Intelligence Agency c. May 27, 1987 - c. September 1, 1991 Videos: 56 U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Missouri, U.S. District Court c. July 1, 1960 - c. July 1, 1961 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Reagan Remembered</em>

    Reagan Remembered

    Ambassador Gilbert Robinson talked about his book Reagan Remembered, a collection of accounts about President Reagan…

  • Law Enforcement and Homeland Security

    Law Enforcement and Homeland Security

    Homeland security and law enforcement officials talked about recent cases and responses by intelligence agencies and law…

  • Homeland Security Recommendations

    Homeland Security Recommendations

    Secretary Chertoff held a meeting to hear recommendations from the Homeland Security Advisory Council. Among the topics…

  • Ethical Issues for Government Lawyers

    Ethical Issues for Government Lawyers

    Legal experts talked about the role of the White House counsel and the rules and regulations for government lawyers. Among…

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