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The Sense of the Senate
Fred Thompson’s most exciting role would seem to be playing himself. Two
years out of Vanderbilt University Law School, he was named an assistant
U.S. attorney, later serving as minority counsel on the Senate Watergate
committee. Not to mention roles in 18 motion pictures. Elected to the
U.S. Senate in 1994, people were saying Fred Thompson might run for
president. Instead, he’s retired from politics. Why? We’ll find out. The topic before the House: The Sense of the Senate. This week on Think
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Former United States Senator, now actor
Originally Aired: 2/6/2003
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