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Public Broadcasting Origins

Preserving Public Broadcasting at 50 Years

Celebrating 50th Anniversary of Public Broadcasting Act of 1967
Library of Congress and WGBH-TV, Boston
Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building
Montpelier Room, 6xth Floor
Washington, D.C.
November 3, 2017, 2:00-6:00 p.m.

[Photo credit: Nicholas Johnson; packed house at “Preserving Public Broadcasting at 50 Years” event.]

Nicholas Johnson participated in a panel discussion at this event.

Click here for a 28-minute video of first panel, “Origins,” with¬†moderator Cokie Roberts, and participants Ervin Duggan (former White House aide involved with drafting Act),¬†Nicholas Johnson (former FCC commissioner, 1967-1973), and Bill Siemering (co-founder NPR, creator of “All Things Considered”).

Click here for the four-hour video of the entire event.

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