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  • AntiMonopoly Laws and Attitudes Past and Present
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    Anti-Monopoly Laws and Attitudes Past and Present

    Two historians and a legal scholar discussed anti-monopoly laws and attitudes toward large corporations in U.S. history from 1788 to the present day. The University of Florida’s Bob Graham…

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  • Future of Business Schools
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    Future of Business Schools

    Panelists talked about the future of business schools and how they might change in the future. Among the topics they addressed were the value of a business degree, business ethics as part of a college curriculum,…

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  • emNetwork Nationem
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    Network Nation

    Richard John talked about the history of the telegraph and telephone in the U.S., the subject of his book, Network Nation: Inventing American Telecommunications. The interview, part of Book TV’s…

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  • Big Media
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    Big Media

    Two authors discussed their books on the history of communications industries. Richard John, the author of Network Nation: Inventing American Telecommunications (2010), focused on the history of regulation.…

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    Network Nation

    Richard John talked about his book Network Nation: Inventing American Telecommunications (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press; May 1, 2010). In his book he places the history of…

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  • Lobbying the Early Congress Part 3
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    Lobbying the Early Congress Part 3

    Professor John spoke about petitioning efforts by citizens by letters, often through indirect means, rather than sending them directly to members of Congress. He focused particularly on the…

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