Public Broadcasting Role in Child Education

The first lady welcomed the presidents of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Public Broadcasting Service, and National Public Radio… read more

The first lady welcomed the presidents of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Public Broadcasting Service, and National Public Radio to the East Room to discuss the role that television plays in the lives of children and, particularly, the role of public broadcasting. Mrs. Clinton explained that about 40 percent of American families do not have access to cable television and that these families contain more than 40 percent of U.S. children. She said that looking at the available channels the 40 percent have access to shows that what is available to children relating to their educational and developmental needs is not usually found on commercial television. It is found during the day on public broadcasting. Following her remarks, the first lady moderated a panel on the role of public television in educating children, with each panelist contributing a different viewpoint. close

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Public Broadcasting Role in Child Education

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Program ID:
65887-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 26, 1995
Last Aired:
Jun 27, 1995

Airing Details

  • Jun 26, 1995 | 10:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 26, 1995 | 9:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 27, 1995 | 2:51am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 27, 1995 | 7:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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