A Legislative History of the Communications Act of 1934

A Legislative History of the Communications Act of 1934

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This annotated American legislative history provides an account of the statutory scheme developed in 1934 for telecommunications. The focal point of the work is the complete text of the Communications Act of 1934 and its underlying legislative components - the various Bills, congressional committee hearings, conference reports and congressional debates. In addition, there are materials prepared especially for this book, including commemorative messages from ex-chairmen of the Federal Communications Committee and explanatory and analytical commentaries on each title of the Act by legal scholars.show more

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  • Hardback | 1003 pages
  • 177.8 x 241.3 x 55.88mm | 1,791.68g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • annotated edition
  • 0195049152
  • 9780195049152

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"Sure to land on the coffee tables and bookshelves of Washington communications lawyers....Represents a truly exhaustive compilation of documents....In short, Paglin's detective work is impeccable....Paglin is to be commended for his stamina in overseeing this project."--Journal of Communication"Marvelous....Well worth the price for all scholars and those in legal and government service who are involved in law and communications. In sum, this volume will become an essential reference work."--Journalism Quarterly"What a magnificent history it is!"--Communications Lawyer"A huge and valuable reference work, pulling together half-century-old documents now hard to find yet continuingly important....Anyone interested in American telecommunication policy will need this close by....Paglin has done all of us a huge favor by pulling this together in one large volume."--Communication Booknotes"An authoritative and workmanlike legislative history to which practitioners and academicians will have frequent resort in the next fifty-five years."--Federal Communcations Law Journalshow more