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Report: Former CPB chair violated law

Bush Appointee Tries To use the Public Broadcasting System as GOP Mouthpiece "The former chairman of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting broke federal law by interfering with PBS programming and appearing to use political tests in hiring the corporation's new president, internal investigators said Tuesday. [The] Republican, also sought to withhold funding from PBS unless the taxpayer-supported network brought in more conservative voices to balance its programming, said the report by CPB inspector general Kenneth A. Konz."

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