Edward William "Bill" Proxmire was an American politician. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
William Proxmire has 220 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1964 Compiled Program. The year with the most videos was 1988 with 138 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1986 with an average of 452 views per program. Most appearances with Charles Mathias (2), Elliot L. Richardson (2), Richard Kimball (2). Most common tags: Federal Budget, U.S. Economy, Campaigns.