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Newt Minow Meets with Members of the WTTW Community Advisory Board

Trustee Newt Minow, former Chairman of the FCC (as well as PBS and WTTW) hosted a 90-minute meeting at Sidley and Austin with WTTW’s Community Advisory Board, which was interested in his reflections on his famous “vast wasteland” speech, made to the National Association of Broadcasters in 1961. Newt also spoke about the genesis of public broadcasting and PBS, and provided insights into its current role in an era of mega-communications.

Newt Minow meets WTTW CAB

Pictured (left to right): Joseph Morris, CAB Chair; Charles White; Mary Lou Mockus; Tony Mockus (spouse) Jeanette White (spouse); Deborah Williams; Redd Griffin, CAB Vice Chair; Newton Minow; Howard Denton (former CAB Chair); Yevette Lewis-Brown; Barbara Cragan; Margaret Steinz; V.J. McAleer, WTTW Management Liaison; Keisha Dyson; Doreen Weise; Norma Sutton; Lennette Meredith; Donna Rook.

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