Bill Nichols is an American film critic and theoretician best known for his pioneering work as founder of the contermporary study of documentary film. His 1991 book, 'Representing Reality: Issues and Concepts in Documentary', applied modern film theory to the study of documentary film for the first time. Wikipedia*
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Bill Nichols has 23 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 1988 with 14 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1984 with an average of 13,111 views per program.