Michael Pertschuk

Michael Pertschuk

Michael Pertschuk is a consumer and public health advocate, author and former government official. He served as consumer counsel and later chief counsel and staff director to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, from 1965 to 1976; as chairman of the Federal Trade Commission from 1977 to 1981 and as a commissioner of the FTC until 1984; and as co-founder and co-director of the [http://www. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Michael Pertschuk has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Forum as a Director for the Advocacy Institute. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1997 with an average of 67 views per program.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1985 - Present Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Board of Directors, Advocacy Institute Videos: 0


Staff Director, Magnuson, W. (D-WA), U.S. Senate c. January 21, 1998 - c. January 20, 1998 Videos: 1 Director, Advocacy Institute c. November 23, 1987 - c. January 21, 1998 Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Warren G. Magnuson</em>

    Warren G. Magnuson

    Mr. Scates talked about his book, Warren G. Magnuson and the Shaping of Twentieth-Century America. Magnuson represented…

  • Tobacco Settlement

    Tobacco Settlement

    In their third meeting, committee members met to discuss the recent proposed settlement between the tobacco companies and…

  • Bork Nomination

    Bork Nomination

    Bronner is the author of Battle for Justice: How the Bork Nomination Shook America. Pertschuk is the co-author of The People…

  • Who Reads Editorials?

    Who Reads Editorials?

    Members of the panel discussed the value of editorials in persuading groups and voicing public outcry to government…

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