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APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler Interviewed on WCTE’s One on One with Becky Magura

On Thursday, February 16, 2012, Patrick Butler, APTS President and CEO, visited his home state of Tennessee and local public television station WCTE. During his stay, Pat was interviewed on WCTE’s local show One on One with Becky Magura. Pat discussed how his upbringing in Tennessee was instrumental in his success and why he’s so passionate about advocating for continued federal funding for our nation’s public television stations.

To watch the full interview of Patrick Butler on WCTE’s local show One on One with Becky Magura, click here.

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