Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 (nearly original)

Posted: April 22, 2012

Public Law 90-129, 90th Congress, November 7, 1967 (as amended to April 26, 1968) Enacted less than 10 months after the report of the Carnegie Commission on Educational Broadcasting, this law initiates federal aid to the operation (as opposed to … Continue reading

Pacifica Foundation By-laws, 1955

Posted: April 22, 2012

Pacifica began operation of its first and flagship station, KPFA in Berkeley, Calif., on April 15, 1949. These are early bylaws of the nonprofit organization. See also Pacifica’s bylaws as of 1999. Article I Identity Section 1. The name of … Continue reading

Moyers calls for a convention to remake system

Posted: November 21, 2011

Bill Moyers, in a speech to public TV program execs in Memphis Nov. 10 [2011], compared today’s public broadcasting system to the half-baked union of the nation’s Articles of Confederation before the adoption of the U.S. Constitution.” Forty years after … Continue reading

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