Federal Funding for Public Broadcasting

Patrick Butler talked about efforts in the House of Representatives to cut funding for public broadcasting, and he responded to telephone… read more

Patrick Butler talked about efforts in the House of Representatives to cut funding for public broadcasting, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The House on March 17 passed H.R. 1076, which would prohibit public radio stations sending federal funds from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to National Public Radio (NPR). Topics included recent controversial events such as the firing of former NPR and current FOX commentator Juan Williams and a video of an NPR fundraiser’s comments about conservatives.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Mar 18, 2011

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  • Mar 18, 2011 | 7:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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