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ERIC Number: ED012844
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Apr-3
Pages: 107
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PUBLIC INTEREST ISSUES, AND SUPPLEMENTAL LEGAL BRIEF, BEFORE THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION, IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DOMESTIC COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE FACILITIES BY NON-GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES, DOCKET 16495.
Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
VOLUME I OF THE FORD FOUNDATION RESPONSE TO THE ORIGINAL AND SUPPLEMENTAL FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC) NOTES OF INQUIRY CONTAINS SUGGESTIONS FOR COOPERATION BETWEEN THE PROPOSED SYSTEMS OF THE CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC TELEVISION (CPTV) AND THE BROADCASTERS' NONPROFIT SATELLITE CORPORATION (BNSC) ON STRUCTURE, FISCAL POLICY, AND PROGRAMING, SENATE AND PRESIDENTIAL PROPOSALS FOR CPTV, THE PRESIDENT'S ORDER FOR A NATIONAL TEST SATELLITE PROGRAM, THE FORD FOUNDATION STATEMENTS ON PERTINENT ISSUES, AND ITS RECOMMENDATIONS FOR A FAVORABLE FCC POLICY DECLARATION ON BNSC. TESTIMONY IN VOLUME II, PRIMARILY A REPLY TO OBJECTIONS RAISED IN THE COMSAT SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF OF DECEMBER 1966, ASSERTS THE POWER OF THE FCC TO AUTHORIZE NONCOMMON CARRIER COMMUNICATION SATELLITE FACILITIES TO MEET SPECIALIZED DOMESTIC NEEDS, AND ARGUES THAT THE PROPOSED ORGANIZATION AND OPERATIONS OF BNSC WOULD NOT CONFLICT WITH OTHER LEGISLATION. (VOLUME I INCLUDES APPENDIXES WHICH COMPARE AND CRITICALLY EVALUATE SATELLITE SYSTEM PROPOSALS MADE BY THE FORD FOUNDATION, COMSAT, AND AMERICAN TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY.) (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Identifiers: American Telephone and Telegraph Company; Communications Satellite Corporation; FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION; FORD FOUNDATION; UNITED STATES