William Poole , also known as, Bill the Butcher and Bill the Butcher Poole, was the leader of the New York City gang, the Bowery Boys and a leader of the Know Nothings political movement. Wikipedia*
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William Poole has nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Forum as a Professor for the Economics of the Brown University. The year with the most videos was 1991 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2008 with an average of 206 views per program. Most appearances with Allan H. Meltzer (5), Mickey Levy (5), Erich Heinemann (5). Most common tags: U.S. Economy, Federal Reserve, Savings and Loans.