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Founder and C.E.O. of C-SPAN.

Creator and CEO of the Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-SPAN), Brian Lamb. He launched the network in 1979 because he felt society was being treated unfairly by television news. He wanted to broadcast information from beginning to end, so that audiences could get a full picture of what transpired, and not just pieces of it. The channel provides hours of footage of the U.S. Congress and its committees, party conventions, and provided sprawling coverage of the Presidential campaign -- all without commentary or editing. The network has no advertisers, no government or corporate funding, and has no concern for ratings, because its funding comes from local cable companies. (Rebroadcast. Originally aired 1/27/93.)


Other segments from the episode on August 4, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 4, 1993: Interview wit Laura Jimenez and Carol Levine; Interview with Brian Lamb; Review of the television show "Marilyn and Bobby: Her Final Affair."


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