Listen: President Trump, Lyndon Johnson And CEO Nebraska discussed on Recode Decode
"In mid March shortly after President Trump proposed a federal budget that would close down the corporation for public broadcasting Paul defines the corporation for public broadcasting as a quasi governmental organization that gets federal funding to the three hundred and thirty five PBS stations across the country. But that money is not distributed. Equally. Not was the whole idea Lyndon Johnson, you know, signed the public broadcasting act and had this idea this public private partnership in a city like Washington city, like New York some government funding would help but cities like cookeville, Tennessee, or Juno. Alaska are not. Going to make it unless there is some federal support. She'll tell the story about one of the first public TV stations, she visited as CEO Nebraska"