Dick Clark: 10 Ways He Changed Pop Culture Forever
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It later aired for a year in syndication and briefly on the USA Network.
Over the years, it introduced stars ranging from Buddy Holly to Madonna. The show's status as an American cultural institution was solidified when Clark donated Bandstand's original podium and backdrop to the Smithsonian Institution. Clark joined "Bandstand" in after Death Horn, who'd been the host since its debut, was fired.