White House to honor CPB

Public broadcasting’s best and brightest will be feted by President and Mrs. Clinton at a White House reception Thursday honoring the 25th anniversary of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

The invited guests include Bill Moyers, Fred Rogers, “The Civil War” helmer Ken Burns and actors LeVar Burton and Sissy Spacek.

Others expected to attend include National Public Radio’s “Car Talk” duo of Tom and Ray Magliozzi, “Wall Street Week” host Louis Rukeyser and Russell Baker, the new host of “Masterpiece Theater.” Motion Picture Assn. of America prez Jack Valenti, who worked in the Johnson administration when CPB was created, will also be on hand.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety