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Newton N. Minow
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Born: January 17, 1926 (age 91)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Lawyer, attorney

Bio: Newton Norman Minow 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 has passed its 50th anniversary. While still maintaining a law practice, Minow is currently the Honorary Consul General of Singapore in Chicago.

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