CPB president visits Congress to defend threatened funding request
For major public media junkies, here's the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) President Pat Harrison appearing before the House Appropriations Committee - Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee. Scroll to the end to learn a lot about public broadcasting.
CPB President Pat Harrison defended the corporation's 2020 budget request before a House subcommittee Tuesday, answering several pointed questions from the panel that oversees public broadcasting's federal outlay. The appearance was Harrison's first before the subcommittee in 10 years as CPB's future federal appropriations, including $445 million for fiscal year 2020, appear to be in the budget-cutting bullseye.