Corporation for Public Broadcasting

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Corporation for Public Broadcasting
TypePrivate non-profit[1][2]
Industry
When it was createdNovember 7, 1967; 51 years ago (1967-11-07)
People who started itLyndon B. Johnson
HeadquartersWashington, D.C., U.S.
Area servedUnited States
Key peoplePatricia Harrison, President and CEO
Websitewww.cpb.org

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is an American privately owned non-profit corporation created in 1967 by an act of the United States Congress and funded by the federal government.

It was created to promote and help support public broadcasting.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. McLoughlin, Glenn J.; Gomez, Lena A. (May 3, 2017). The Corporation for Public Broadcasting: Federal Funding and Issues (PDF) (Report). Washington, D.C.: Congressional Research Service. Archived (PDF) from the original on December 5, 2017. Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  2. "About CPB". www.cpb.org. 2014-09-22. Archived from the original on 2017-12-06. Retrieved 2017-11-15.
  3. 47 U.S.C. § 396
  4. "CPB Financial Information" (web). Archived from the original on 2016-03-07. Retrieved 2016-02-29.