C-SPAN celebrates 25 years of public access to government. See this page
for an excerpt from the first broadcast, with an obscure representative from Carthage, Tennessee named Albert Gore, Jr. predicting great good coming from the new public affairs network. NPR also has a story
on founder Brian Lamb.
While I didn't have cable for most of my life, it was last year when watching Lamb interview Will Vehrs and Tony Adragna of Shouting 'Cross the Potomac
that I was inspired to finally start blogging, and it was through this connection that I was introduced to fellow inspired blogger Mark Kilmer