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Yesterday, my family was at the White House to see my dad get the Medal of Freedom. Tracee Ellis Ross decided that while we were waiting before the ceremony, we should do a #mannequinchallenge. I was trying to film it, […]

The nation’s highest civilian honor is the Medal of Freedom, and the White House has announced that my dad will be receiving it this Tuesday. Here is a brief interview with my dad, from the local CBS affiliate in Chicago. […]

My parents, Newton and Josephine Minow, saw Southside With You, and so my dad wrote an article for the Huffington Post about the real story behind the scene in the film where Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson run into a […]

Here is my wonderful dad, Newton Minow, on his famous “vast wasteland” speech, delivered when he was the new Kennedy Administration FCC Chairman to the National Association of Broadcasters on May 9, 1961, 55 years ago today. Although he said […]

New York’s public television station WNET, ran this terrific “Open Mind” interview with my dad, Newton Minow, about his experiences at the FCC during the Kennedy Administration and the early days of PBS.

  53 years ago today my dad, the new 35-year-old Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission appointed by President John F. Kennedy, made a speech to the National Association of Broadcasters that was on every list of the most influential […]

My father, Newton N. Minow, met then-Senator Kennedy in the 1950’s and worked on his 1960 Presidential campaign. He was appointed by President-Elect Kennedy as the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission until the spring of 1963. His work there […]

52 years ago today my dad, the new 35-year-old Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission appointed by President John F. Kennedy, made a speech to the National Association of Broadcasters that was on every list of the most influential speeches of the […]

This week, as we prepare for President Obama and Governor Romney to have the first of their three scheduled debates, the University of Chicago is making available an ebook about the history of the debates written by my dad, Newton […]

51 years ago today my dad, the new 35-year-old Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission appointed by President John F. Kennedy, made a speech to the National Association of Broadcasters that was on every list of the most influential speeches […]

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