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President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, in the East Room of the White House.
Yoichi Okamoto/LBJ Library photo
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.
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