William R. Polk
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William R. Polk

William Roe Polk is a veteran foreign policy consultant, author, and relation of president James K. Polk. He is a former professor of history at Harvard University and the University of Chicago, and was President of the latter's Adlai Stevenson Institute of International Affairs. Wikipedia*

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William R. Polk has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2000 Speech. The year with the most videos was 2006 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2007 with an average of 116 views per program. Most appearances with George S. McGovern (2), John Brademas (2). Most common tag: U.S. History.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1965 - Present Founding Director, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Chicago Videos: 5

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Violent Politics</em>

    Violent Politics

    William Polk talked about his book Violent Politics: A History of Insurgency, Terrorism, and Guerrilla War, from the…

  • U.S. Policy in Iraq

    U.S. Policy in Iraq

    George McGovern, former U.S. senator, former governor, and 1972 Democratic presidential nominee, talked about his plans for…

  • <em>Out of Iraq</em>

    Out of Iraq

    William Polk and former Senator George McGovern talked about their book, Out of Iraq: A Practical Plan for Withdrawal Now, just released in…

  • American Foreign Policy

    American Foreign Policy

    William Polk discussed the book he co-authored with former Senator George McGovern, Out of Iraq: Why, How, When. Mr. Polk also discussed…

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