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Corporation for Public Broadcasting

area: National
  • overview
    Since 1968, CPB has been the steward of the federal government's investment in public broadcasting and the largest single source of funding for public radio, television, and related online and mobile services. For approximately $1.35 per American per year, CPB provides essential operational support for the nearly 1,300 locally-owned and operated public television and radio stations, which reach virtually every household in the country. CPB also makes available some of the most entertaining, informative, educational, and culturally-relevant programming - including Sesame Street, PBS NewsHour, Frontline, Great Performances, All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Marketplace - through the Public Broadcast Services (PBS), NPR, American Public Media, and Public Radio International (PRI).