Effects of Government Shutdown on the Federal Communications Commission

Blair Levin and Harold Furchtgott-Roth talked about the short- and long-term implications of the October 1-16, 2013, federal government… read more

Blair Levin and Harold Furchtgott-Roth talked about the short- and long-term implications of the October 1-16, 2013, federal government shutdown on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Issues included delays in spectrum auction, frequency and device application approvals, and other issues. Mr. Levin was chief of staff to FCC Chairman Reed Hundt during the shutdown in 1995 and Mr.Furchtgott-Roth was the chief economist with the House Commerce Committee during the last shutdown.

Lynn Stanton was the guest reporter. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Furchtgott-Roth, Harold Commissioner (Former) Federal Communications Commission
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Effects of Government Shutdown on the Federal Communications Commission

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Interview
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 19, 2013
Last Aired:
Oct 21, 2013

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  • Oct 19, 2013 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 21, 2013 | 8:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 21, 2013 | 7:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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