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Lou Stokes Remembered  Subscribe to RSS - Lou Stokes Remembered

Former Congressman Louis Stokes has died at the age of 90. Stokes served 15 terms representing Cleveland and several eastern suburbs in the US Congress beginning in 1968, but his influence and leadership was felt far beyond those halls.

Watch Louis Stokes' last visit to The City Club of Cleveland: The World According to Stokes (aired January 16, 2015).

Louis Stokes Timeline

ideastream Coverage

Stokes Funeral Draws Large Crowd, Including Vice President

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 5:58 pm
Joe Biden and other dignitaries came to pay their respects to the late U.S. Representative

Legacy Of Louis Stokes Celebrated In City Hall Event

Monday, August 24, 2015 at 11:21 pm
Relatives, dignitaries, and friends spoke of the late congressman's enduring work to help the needy and voiceless.

Visitors Pay Respects To Late Former Representative Louis Stokes

Monday, August 24, 2015 at 4:02 pm
Mourners remember Stokes as champion of underclass and minority issues.

Lying In State And Appreciation Ceremony Held Today For The Late Louis Stokes

Monday, August 24, 2015 at 12:10 am
Cleveland's City Hall has arranged a day's worth of events for the late congressman.

Kasich Campaigns; Waterfront Development; Louis Stokes

Ideas
Friday, August 21, 2015 at 8:30 pm
We discuss Kasich's campaign, a City Club forum on lakefront development, the death of former congressman Louis Stokes.

Weekly Regional Roundup

The Sound of Ideas
Friday, August 21, 2015 at 9:00 am
The city of Cleveland has decided the 13 police officers who fired their weapons along with Officer Brelo.

Praise Pours in for Louis Stokes

Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 4:09 am
Ohio's first African American Congressman died on Tuesday

Remembering Louis Stokes, Giant of Ohio Politics

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 10:20 pm
Former Ohio Congressman Louis Stokes has died at the age of 90.

Stokes remembered across the state

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 4:52 pm
The late congressman's legacy was also discussed on the Sound of Ideas.

A Conversation with Louis Stokes

The Sound of Ideas
Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 9:00 am
What better way to remember the late Louis Stokes than to hear from the man himself?

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