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C-SPAN'S Brian Lamb

C-SPAN viewers can attest to the fact that reality television from Capitol Hill can be both riveting and painfully dull. But for the network's founder, Brian Lamb, the goal has always been to give the American public insight into the process of governing and access to people in power. We talk with Lamb about what he's achieved so far and what's next.

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Lamb talked with Brit Hume, managing editor and anchor of Fox News Washington, about the charge that the television network leans right in this 2008 interview:

Lamb interviewed Evan and Michael Gregory, two of the four people who make up the group "The Gregory Brothers," about their political parodies in this 2010 segment:

In this 2011 interview, Lamb talked with former President George W. Bush about his memoir "Decision Points."

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