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C-SPAN , an acronym for Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network, is an American cable and satellite television network that was created in 1979 by the cable television industry as a public service. C-SPAN televises many proceedings of the federal government, as well as other public affairs programming. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
C-SPAN has hosted 20,884 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1964 Compiled Program. The year with the most events was 1992 with 1,731 events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 1968 with an average of 5,940 views per video. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (2,305), Steve Scully (1,514), Susan Swain (1,179). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Commercials, Persian Gulf War.

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