President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, in the East Room of the White House.
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November 8, 2012 Forty-five years ago this week, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into the law the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967. The legislation created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which set the stage for the development of NPR a few years later.
A protester dressed as "Big Bird" outside a Mitt Romney rally Friday in Abingdon, Va.
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October 5, 2012 The Sesame Street character is getting lots of newfound attention since Mitt Romney brought up federal funding for PBS in Wednesday's debate.
January 28, 2009 UPDATE on Mr. Obama 2-3-09From Ron Elving, NPR's Senior Supervising Editor of the Washington Desk:
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