PBS http://wemu.org en Rep. John Dingell on the importance of Public Broadcasting http://wemu.org/post/rep-john-dingell-importance-public-broadcasting <p>The architect of the Public Broadcasting Act, Rep. John Dingell&nbsp;spoke to WEMU advocates at the first <strong><em>State of the Station</em></strong>&nbsp;in 2013 on the importance of&nbsp;public broadcasting in the community.</p><p></p><div>John Dingell, who served a record 58 years in Congress, <a href="http://wemu.org/post/rep-john-dingell-who-has-served-record-58-years-retiring">has announced he will be retiring after his current term</a>.&nbsp;Among Dingell's many achievements in Congress, he&nbsp;helped sign the <em><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_Broadcasting_Act_of_1967" target="_blank">Public Broadcasting Act of 1967</a></em> into law, which paved the way for the CPB, PBS and NPR. &nbsp;</div><div> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:14:46 +0000 Patrik Holubik 41983 at http://wemu.org Rep. John Dingell on the importance of Public Broadcasting