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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's first Booknotes, which is C-SPAN's Sunday author interview series, featured Neal Sheehan talking about why he wrote his book "A Bright Shining Lie."

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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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 4, 2015

You can see two exhibits and rub elbows with the artists behind the work.
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The Surprising Roots of Barbecue

We speak with culinary historian Michael Twitty about the roots of familiar southern dishes in African and Native American food traditions.

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President Obama's Iran Speech

Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb joins us to discuss the parallels between JFK's nuclear disarmament speech fifty years ago and President Obama's speech on the nuclear deal with Iran.

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Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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