Commissioners of the FCC, 1927-1994

Commissioners of the FCC, 1927-1994

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In 1934, the United States government created the Federal Communications Commission, asserting its need to wield much broader powers over the growing field of communication. Commissioners of the FCC: 1927-1994 provides the reader with a fascinating look at the famous and infamous people who served as commissioners during that time. This unique book offers a concise biography of the lives of those men and women that shaped broadcasting in America.Industry observers often called Sharp the aquot;eighth Commissioneraquot; because his legal counsel successfully kept the FCC out of court on a number of issues. ... Sharp said he is a believer in regulation by the marketplace. lta#39;s not fair -- if wea#39;re going to be throwing in more TV stations and more radio stations and to let all this competition for broadcasters in - -that these broadcasters shouldna#39;t be given someanbsp;...

Title:Commissioners of the FCC, 1927-1994
Author:Gerald V. Flannery
Publisher:University Press of America - 1995


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