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20 Years Of C-Span

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20 Years Of C-Span

20 Years Of C-Span

20 Years Of C-Span

Only Available in Archive Formats.

In 1979, Brian Lamb started a new public affairs programming network for cable TV called C-SPAN. It began televising the daily proceedings of the House of Representatives. Twenty years later, it has changed both politics and journalism. NPR's Mary Ann Akers reports.