Corporation for Public Broadcasting

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Corporation for Public Broadcasting
TypePrivate non-profit[1][2]
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

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". 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.