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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Newton N. Minow  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1926 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

-- Newton N. Minow on WorldCat --

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.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Equal time;: The private broadcaster and the public interest
ISBN: B0007DZB86

Atheneum. 1964

An interesting examination of the role of the press and journalists as servants of the public interest.

For Great Debates: A New Plan for Future Presidential TV Debates (Twentieth Century Fund Paper)
ISBN: 0870782126

Priority Pr Pubns. 1987

How vast the wasteland now?

Freedom Forum Media Studies Center. 1992

Abandoned in the Wasteland: Children, Television, and the First Amendment
ISBN: 0809023113

Hill & Wang Pub. 1995

Arguing that the First Amendment can be used on behalf of children to make sure television nurtures rather than harms them, a pathbreaking book offers workable ideas for an effective children's policy to limit commercial interests dominating programming today.

As Our Parents Planted For Us, So Shall We Plant For Our Children. A Family Memoir

McNaughton & Gunn. 1999

Opening salvos: Who should participate in presidential debates?

Century Foundation. 1999



Speaking Engagements

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