The Genius of C-Span (and a Boozy Chris Berman)

Today SbB salutes a true pioneer in television history.

A man who over three decades ago changed our everyday lives because he was unafraid to take a chance on what - at least at the time - was far from a sure thing. A trailblazer who has entertained us with an on-air style so unique that it’s as unmistakable to Americans as baseball and apple pie.

We’re talking, of course, about C-Span founder and Book TV host Brian Lamb, who retired this week.

He will be missed.

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