C-SPAN's 25th Anniversary

Brian Lamb detailed his personal biography and his development of the C-SPAN cable networks. He praised the many cable executives and… read more

Brian Lamb detailed his personal biography and his development of the C-SPAN cable networks. He praised the many cable executives and other persons who made it possible. 25 years ago C-SPAN was created as a new concept, a private not-for-profit corporation, and a public service paid for by the cable providers who carry it. He said his guiding philosophy is simplicity and openness, saying, “Let the American people have the opportunity to watch public events in their entirety and make up their own minds.” He talked about ending his ‘Booknotes’ weekly interview program after covering 800 books. After his presentation Mr. Lamb answered audience members' questions. close

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C-SPAN's 25th Anniversary

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Program ID:
184689-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 6, 2004
Last Aired:
Dec 11, 2004

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  • Dec 06, 2004 | 1:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 06, 2004 | 7:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 2004 | 5:21pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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