The politics of broadcast regulation by Erwin G. Krasnow

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .

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  • United States. Federal Communications Commission,
  • Broadcasting -- Law and legislation -- United States

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StatementErwin G. Krasnow, Lawrence D. Longley, Herbert A. Terry ; foreword by Newton Minow.
ContributionsLongley, Lawrence D., Terry, Herbert A.
LC ClassificationsKF2840 .K7 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 304 p. :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3787241M
ISBN 100312626533, 0312626541
LC Control Number81051850

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