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Newton N. Minow

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Newton Minow Discusses the V-Chip.

Chairman of the Board of the Carnegie Corporation and former Chairman of PBS Newton Minow. As President Kennedy's chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Minow astonished the public in 1961 when he referred to television broadcasting as a "vast wasteland". His new book, Abandoned in the Wasteland, (Hill and Wang), which he co-wrote with Craig L. May, examines the nation's television system (both past and present) and looks into the negative effects it poses on our children.


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