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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Newton N. Minow  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1926 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Illinois Connection

Minow is a Chicago resident.

Biographical and Professional Information

Minow is an attorney and former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. While still an influential attorney in private practice, Minow is active in many non-profit, civic, and educational institutions and is currently the Honorary Consul General of Singapore in Chicago.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Abandoned in the wasteland :
ISBN: 0809015897. OCLC Number: 32012613

Hill and Wang,. .

Argues that the First Amendment can be used on behalf of children, to help make television a force that will nurture and not harm them.

For great debates :
ISBN: 0870782126. OCLC Number: 15875626

Priority Press Publications,. .

This book explores the history and future of presidential debates. It identifies four themes in assessing the debates as a vehicle for political discourse: the public impact; sponsorship and arrangements; format; and the question of third-party and independent candidates.

Media & public life
ISBN: 1560008741. OCLC Number: 35159139

Transaction Publishers,. .

Regulating campaign finance
ISBN: 0803925425. OCLC Number: 14146221

Sage Publications,. .

Since 1889, The American Academy of Political and Social Science has served as a forum for the free exchange of ideas among the well informed and intellectually curious. In this era of specialization, few scholarly periodicals cover the scope of societies and politics like The ANNALS . Each volume is guest edited by outstanding scholars and experts in the topics studied and presents more than 200 pages of timely, in-depth research on a significant topic of concern--