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Busboys and Poets

Busboys and Poets is a restaurant, bookstore, lounge, and theater in Washington, D.C., founded in 2005 by Andy Shallal. A second location opened in Shirlington in 2007; a third location opened in Washington, D.C., in 2008; and a fourth in Hyattsville, Maryland opened in July 2011. Another has since opened in Takoma Park. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
The Busboys and Poets has 76 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 2005, [We Are All Suspects Now]. The year with the most videos was 2009 with eight videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 1,519 views per program. Most appearances with Anas "Andy" Shallal (8), Davis Shoulders (7), Ralph Nader (4). Most common tags: African Americans, Race Relations, Poverty.

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