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FCC has new head.

Reed Hundt, a 45-year-old lawyer, has been nominated by President Clinton as the new permanent chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

Little known in the communications field, Hundt--if confirmed--takes over the FCC during the crucial time when communications technology is exploding all over the world. Among Hundt's clients was Ted Turner. in the early eighties, when Turner made his ill-starred bid to take over CBS.

A Yale graduate. Hundt has been an attorney with the Washington law firm of Lathan Watkins since 1975- His views on the myriads of issues facing the FCC are now known.
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Title Annotation:Reed Hundt; Federal Communications Commission
Publication:Video Age International
Article Type:Brief Article
Date:Sep 1, 1993
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