Newton Norman Minow was born January 17, 1926. Newton is an American attorney and former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. His speech referring to television as a “Vast Wasteland” is cited even as the speech approaches its 50th anniversary. While still maintaining a law practice, Minow is currently the Honorary Consul General of Singapore in Chicago. He has been active in Democratic party politics. Minow is an influential attorney in private practice concerning telecommunications law and is active in many non-profit, civic, and educational institutions.
Original Newton N. Minow Autographed Typed Letter. Typed on letter: October 23, 1995. Dear Gene (handwritten) ” To every thing there is a season, a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up which is planted.” Ecclesiastes 3:1. All her life, our Mother planted for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, as her parents planted for her generation. All of our family thank you for remembering us and for sharing our loss. Sincerely, Newton N. Minow. Addressed to Mr. Eugene Muchin 3510 Turtle Creek Boulevard #2-C Dallas, Texas 75219. Typed on Newton N. Minow 179 East Lake Shore Drive, Apt. 15W Chicago, Illinois 60611 Letterhead. Hand Written in the bottom right corner: Thanks for being so thoughful – and also thanks for my old firm’s announcement – very kind of you. Approx. size 7 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches. Regular Price – $ 185.00 / Sale Price – $ 74.95.

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