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Thomas Foley, 1929-2013

October 18, 2013

Thomas Foley, speaker of the House of Representatives from 1989 to 1995, has died. He has almost 600 appearances in the C-SPAN Video Library. He presided over many sessions of the U.S. House while speaker until he was defeated in the 1994 election when the Republicans took control of the House. See his bio page for his many appearances. He was one of seven speakers of the House while C-SPAN has been telecasting congressional proceedings.

Here is a program where former Speaker Foley was knighted.

Explore the Video Library for other videos from Speaker Foley’s career.

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