Posted by: Pam Hackbart-Dean | October 28, 2015

Paul Simon on YouTube

Senator Paul Simon is on YouTube. Simon was a five-term Democratic congressman and two-term senator from Illinois who ran unsuccessfully for his party’s presidential nomination in 1988. Mr. Simon was a strong advocate of government solutions to social problems. He favored direct federal loans to college students, programs to create jobs and national adult literacy programs, a constitutional balanced-budget amendment and the North American Free Trade Agreement. He also served on the Senate Judiciary committee. Special Collections Research Center, working with the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, has digitized videos in all format types and made them available on YouTube. Playlists include Simon’s Floor speeches, campaign videos, press conference, special events, and public service announcements. Currently there are approximately 200 videos available. More will be added as copyright permits. Take a look: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN5DE7n0gQHZ5SHw6MVU4RQ/featured

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