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Long Live Rock 'n' Roll: MTV at 25

The channel that began with "Video Killed the radio Star," went on to give us The Real World, Rock the Vote, Beavis and Butthead and The Osbournes. In the process, it defined "cool" for what became the MTV generation. Guests reflect on MTV as it turns 25 today.

Guests:

Joe Levy, executive editor of Rolling Stone

Kennedy (Lisa Kennedy Montgomery), former MTV VJ; currently hosts the TV show Reality Remix on the Fox Reality Channel

Jonathan Alter, senior editor of Newsweek; author of the book, The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope; consultant to MTV news in the '90s and on-air contributor

Jonathan Murray, co-creator and executive producer of The Real World

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