Brian Lamb

Brian Patrick Lamb is an American businessman; the founder, executive chairman, and now retired CEO of C-SPAN, an American cable network which provides coverage of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate as well as other public affairs events. Prior to launching C-SPAN in 1979, Lamb held various communications roles including White House telecommunications policy staffer and Washington bureau chief for 'Cablevision' magazine. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Brian Lamb has 5,142 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1979 Call-In. The year with the most videos was 1998 with 348 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 15,598 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Todd (86), Vaughn Ververs (61), Richard Norton Smith (31). Most common tags: Washington Politics, U.S. History, Journalism.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1979 - Present Host, C-SPAN Videos: 5,040 April 1, 2012 - Present Executive Chair, C-SPAN Videos: 1


Chair and CEO, C-SPAN c. January 1, 1979 - March 31, 2012 Videos: 52 Chief Executive Officer c. January 1, 1978 - c. January 1, 1985 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Q&A with Tiffany Wright

    Q&A with Tiffany Wright

    Attorney Tiffany Wright talked about growing up in Washington, D.C., and the obstacles she overcame to become a clerk for…

  • Q&A with John Cogan

    Q&A with John Cogan

    John Cogan talked about his book The High Cost of Good Intentions, in which he looks at the history of federal entitlement…

  • Q&A with Robert Merry

    Q&A with Robert Merry

    Robert Merry talked about his book, President McKinley: Architect of the American Century, on the 25th president who oversaw…

  • Q&A with Daryl Davis

    Q&A with Daryl Davis

    Daryl Davis talked about his efforts over the past 30 years to befriend members of the Ku Klux Klan to try to understand…

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