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*
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The C-SPAN has 71273 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1979, Viewer Call-In. The year with the most videos was 1992 with 1,739 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 1,467 views per program. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (2118), Steve Scully (1212), Susan Swain (1031). Most common tags: Road to the White House, Commercials, Federal Budget.