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  • Broadband in Libraries
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    Broadband in Libraries

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for high-speed broadband in the nation’s libraries. Former FCC Chair Reed Hundt told the audience that there was…

    923 views
  • House Subcommittee Examines Communications Act
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    Communications Law Changes

    Four former chairmen of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) testified on ways to improve the Communications Act, which was last updated in 1997. Much of the testimony focused on the impact of a…

    5,634 views
  • Communicators with Blair Levine and Reed Hundt
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    Communicators with Blair Levine and Reed Hundt

    Former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Reed Hundt and the former architect of the FCC’s national broadband plan, Blair Levin, talked about their e-book about the future of technology, The…

    191 views
  • Upgrading America
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    Upgrading America

    Former Federal Communications Commission members talked about investment opportunities in the energy and broadband sectors and how they might spur economic growth. They also responded to…

    144 views
  • Communicators with Hundt Powell and Martin
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    Communicators with Hundt, Powell, and Martin

    Three former chairmen of the Federal Communications Commission spoke about the telecommunications industry, technology, and policy issues affecting communications. “The Communicators” is…

    117 views
  • Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age Part 1
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    Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age, Part 1

    The Knight Commission held a forum on recommendations in their report “Informing Communities: Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age.” The report focused on availabilityof information,…

    242 views
  • Reforming the Federal Communications Commission
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    Reforming the Federal Communications Commission

    Former FCC chairs Reed Hundt and William Kennard discussed the future of the commission under President-Elect Obama’s new administration. Moderator Gigi Kohn listed ideas generated in previous sessions…

    79 views
  • Federal Communications Commission Issues
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    Federal Communications Commission Issues

    Reed Hundt, Federal Communications Commission chairman in 1993-1997, was interviewed about the bid of his company, Frontline Wireless, to win the spectrum being auctioned off by the FCC and other FCC issues.…

    28 views
  • State of US Economy
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    State of U.S. Economy

    Participants talked about the state of the U.S. economy. Among the issues they addressed were corporate crime, deficit spending, confidence in the stock market, and Republican focus on…

    134 views
  • Gore Presidential Campaign
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    Gore Presidential Campaign

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  • Democratic Platform Hearing Morning Session
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    Democratic Platform Hearing, Morning Session

    Participants and committee members spoke about various measures to be included in the Democratic Party platform. Among the issues addressed were gun control, the economy, health care and…

    104 views
  • emYou Say You Want a Revolutionem
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    You Say You Want a Revolution

    Mr. Hundt spoke about his book You Say You Want a Revolution: A Story of Information Age Politics, published by Yale University Press. The book details how the government and technology…

    17 views
  • High Definition Television
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    High Definition Television

    Committee members heard testimony concerning high definition television. Mr. Hundt, Mr. Padden, and Rep. Tauzin testified about the changeover from current television to the high definition…

    119 views
  • Cable Industry Competition
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    Cable Industry Competition

    Committee members heard testimony from Mr. Hundt, cable industry officials and others concerning the rise in cable rates since the Telecommunications Act of 1996 was signed in February 1996. Mr.…

    82 views
  • Local Telecommunications Competition
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    Local Telecommunications Competition

    Reed Hundt spoke about the role of litigation in local telephone competition. Then three economists responded to his remarks and provided their own ideas on how to ensure local competition…

    87 views
  • Communications Issues
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    Communications Issues

    Mr. Hundt talked with a panel of journalists about the V-chip and other broadcasting laws. Mr. Hundt will retire from his post later this year. He explained different regulatory laws and…

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  • Communications Issues
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    Communications Issues

    Mr. Hundt talked about communications issues. He has already asked the president to find a replacement for him so he can retire as FCC chairman.

    9 views
  • Liquor Advertising
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    Liquor Advertising

    The Federal Communications Commission held an open meeting on the reallocation of UHF television channels and the advertising of distilled spirits on television. Members of the FCC reported…

    48 views
  • FCC Chairman Resignation
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    FCC Chairman Resignation

    Mr. Hundt announced that he sent President Clinton a letter to begin the process of choosing his successor. He reviewed FCC accomplishments during his term and took press questions on…

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  • Alcohol Advertising on Television
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    Alcohol Advertising on Television

    As part of a conference on underage drinking sponsored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Mr. Hundt spoke against the recent decision by distilled spirits manufacturers to advertise their…

    50 views
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