The 9 11 Commission Report

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Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780160891809
Release Date: 2011-08-12
Genre: Political Science

This edition has been designated as the only official U.S. Government edition of the 9-11 Commission’s Final Report. It provides a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks, including preparedness for and the immediate response to the attacks. It also includes recommendations designed to guard against future attacks.

The Federal Communications Commission

Author: Martha P. Largo
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 1594540861
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Political Science

In a world where televisions are blaring incessantly in our faces, who is responsible for determining ownership of the air waves and what, if any, limits exist on the content? The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) is the correct answer. It should not come as much a surprise that this alphabet-soup agency reflects the ideology of whichever wing of the political party occupies the White House at any given time. This new book presents issues relevant to the FCC as well as the Structure of the agency.

The Communication Crisis in America And How to Fix It

Author: Mark Lloyd
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781349949250
Release Date: 2016-10-27
Genre: Social Science

This book critiques U.S. public policy about communication and offers guidelines to improve public safety and create strong democratic communities. The lack of effective emergency communication, basic information about health care, education, jobs and the economy, and civic life is at a crisis state, creating problems for the whole community, not just a vulnerable few. The Communications Crisis in America is not because of changing markets or new technology, it is the failure of public policy. The authors include economists, sociologists, journalists, lawyers and a diverse group of media and communication scholars, all offering an urgent call to action and difficult, but achievable steps forward.

The Red Scare Politics and the Federal Communications Commission 1941 1960

Author: Susan L. Brinson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0275978591
Release Date: 2004
Genre: History

Mantle Convection in the Earth and Planets is a comprehensive synthesis of all aspects of mantle convection within the Earth, the terrestrial planets, the Moon, and the Galilean satellites of Jupiter. The authors include up-to-date discussions of the latest research developments that have revolutionized our understanding of the Earth and the planets. The book features a comprehensive index, an extensive reference list, numerous illustrations (many in color) and major questions that focus the discussion and suggest avenues of future research. It is suitable as a text for graduate courses in geophysics and planetary physics, and as a supplementary reference for use at the undergraduate level. It is also an invaluable review for researchers in the broad fields of the Earth and planetary sciences.