Prelude to Red Lion: History and Analysis of the Proposed Red Lion et al., v. FCC and Democratic National Committee Challenge of the Fairness Doctrine

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This study sets forth events surrounding a law suit filed by Red Lion Broadcasting Co. against the Federal Communications Commission and the Democratic National Committee in 1965. The study found these events were major factors in the decision by John M. Norris, president and owner of Red Lion, to pursue his objection to the FCC's Fairness Doctrine to the U.S. Supreme Court, resulting in the court's landmark decision in Red Lion vs. FCC (1969). Research methodology combined techniques of historical research and case study. On-site research of company records, personal letters and records are included as primary sources.

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Sauls, Samuel J.|q(Samuel Joseph) May 1980.

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This study sets forth events surrounding a law suit filed by Red Lion Broadcasting Co. against the Federal Communications Commission and the Democratic National Committee in 1965. The study found these events were major factors in the decision by John M. Norris, president and owner of Red Lion, to pursue his objection to the FCC's Fairness Doctrine to the U.S. Supreme Court, resulting in the court's landmark decision in Red Lion vs. FCC (1969). Research methodology combined techniques of historical research and case study. On-site research of company records, personal letters and records are included as primary sources.

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Sauls, Samuel J.|q(Samuel Joseph). Prelude to Red Lion: History and Analysis of the Proposed Red Lion et al., v. FCC and Democratic National Committee Challenge of the Fairness Doctrine, thesis, May 1980; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504311/: accessed August 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .