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Note: This list of speeches indicates the title of the speech (if any) used at the time the speech was given, along with as much as is know about the event, location, and date. For many, if not most, of the speeches no printed text is available. In some instances a text was released by a government agency (the Maritime Administration or Federal Communications Commission), or the speech was transcribed or otherwise published.

Those for which audio or video recordings have been preserved are indicated by a "[T]" after the citation. (A separate section of this Bibliography, "Audio and Video Tapes,"  lists all known tapes; that section, in turn, contains a cross reference to this list when the tape is of a speech.)

Links from the titles of those from October 1996 to the present go to advance texts or transcripts of speeches.

Links from the dates, below, go to the section on this page containing the speeches from that year.

-- N.J., January 22, 2005, March 1, 2006





"Legal Significance of Pay TV." Berkeley Motion Picture and Television Council, Berkeley, Calif., April, 30, 1962.

"New Frontiers for Educational TV." Berkeley Motion Picture and Television Council, Berkeley, Calif., May 14, 1962.

"The Supreme Court's Prayer Decision: Engel v. Vitale, U. S. June 25, 1962." Berkeley-Albany Democratic Study and Action Club, Berkeley, Calif., July 31, 1962.

"The Future of Continuing Legal Education." Junior Bar Conference, San Francisco, Calif., August 5, 1962.


"N. S. Savannah and the Spirit of Houston." Houston, Tex., May 5, 1964. "A Unique Opportunity." Propeller Club Port of New Orleans Maritime Day Dinner, New Orleans, La., May 23, 1964.

"The Golden Gate to Tomorrow's American Merchant Marine." Propeller Club Port of San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif., June 24, 1964.

"A Challenge Constantly Renewed." Commencement Exercises of the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y., July 27, 1964.

"Competitiveness on the Sea Lanes." Propeller Club of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif., September 16, 1964.

"A Fresh Approach to the Cargo Handling Problem." Maritime Cargo Symposium of the Port of Long Beach, Long Beach Calif., September 17, 1964.

"Untitled." Democratic Picnic, Jefferson, Ohio, September 27, 1964.

"Untitled." Glendale Taxpayers Association, Glendale, N.Y., October 1, 1964.

"Untitled." JFK Mid-City Democrats, New York, N.Y., October 1, 1964.

"The National Answer." Propeller Club Annual Convention, New York, N.Y., October 1, 1964.

"Untitled." Washington County Democratic Banquet, Hagerstown, Md., October 3, 1964.

"Untitled." Kensington-Wheaton and Western Suburban Democratic Clubs, Kensington, Md., October 6, 1964.

"Untitled." Francis Parker High School, Chicago, Ill., October 13, 1964.

"Untitled." DePaul University, Chicago, Ill., October 13, 1964.

"Untitled." University of Chicago Young Democrats, Chicago, Ill., October 13, 1964.

"Untitled." Young Democratic Club of Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Ill., October 13, 1964.

"Untitled." Coles County and West County Democrats, Mattoon, Ill., October 13, 1964.

"Untitled." University of Southern California Faculty Club, Los Angeles, Calif., October 14, 1964.

"Untitled." Young Democrats of California State at Long Beach, Long Beach, Calif., October 14, 1964.

"Untitled." University of Southern California Law School, Los Angeles, Calif., October 14, 1964.

"Untitled." Young Citizens for Johnson, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif., October 15, 1964.

"Untitled." California Institute of Technology, Los Angeles, Calif., October 15, 1964.

"Untitled." Young Democrats Club, Pepperdine College, Los Angeles, Calif., October 15, 1964.

"Untitled." National Student's Association Meeting, St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, Calif., October 15, 1964.

"Untitled." University of Iowa Young Democrats, Iowa City, Iowa, October 16, 1964.

"Untitled." Lee County Democratic Club, Fort Madison, Iowa, October 17, 1964.

"Untitled." Second, Third, Fifth, and Eighth Legislative Districts Democratic Dinner, Denver, Colo., October 19, 1964.

"Untitled." Seventeenth Legislative Democratic Fund Raising Dinner, Denver, Colo., October 19, 1964.

"Untitled." Portland Shipping and Business Representatives, Portland, Oreg., October 20, 1964.

"Untitled." East Multnomah County Democratic Forum Dinner, Portland, Oreg., October 20, 1964.

"Our Greatest Resource." Propeller Club Luncheon, Portland, Oreg., October 21, 1964.

"Untitled." Ventura County Democratic Fund Raising Dinner for George E. Taylor, Ventura, Calif., October 21, 1964.

"Untitled." University of California at Berkeley Law School Speaker's Forum, October 22, 1964.

"Untitled." Linn County Democratic Committee for Morton and Ely for State Senator, Marion, Iowa, October, 24, 1964.

"Untitled." Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity, University of Houston Law School, Houston, Tex., October 27, 1964.

"Untitled." Oakwood Civic Club, Houston, Tex., October 27, 1964.

"Untitled." American Association of Port Authorities Luncheon, New Orleans, La., October 27, 1964.

"Untitled." Texas A&M University, College Station, October 28, 1964. "Untitled." Bryan Rotary Club, Bryan, Tex., October 28, 1964.

"Untitled." Young Democrats, Texas A&I College, Kingsville, Tex., October 28, 1964.

"Untitled." Bexar County Democratic Women and AFL-CIO Democratic Rally, San Antonio, Tex., October 29, 1964.

"Untitled." Southside Lions Club, Corpus Christi, Tex., October 29, 1964.

"Untitled." Student Council Great Issues Lecture Series, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Tex., October 29, 1964.

"Untitled." Young Democrats, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Tex., October 29, 1964.

"Untitled." Democratic Teens, Iowa City, Iowa, October 30, 1964.

"Untitled." Democratic Headquarters, Davenport, Iowa, October 31, 1964.

"Untitled." Democratic Fund Raising Dinner, North English, Iowa, October 31, 1964.

"Untitled." McDonough School, Baltimore, Md., November 2, 1964.

"Old Hopes and New Horizons." Opening of the Hall of American Shipping at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., November 12, 1964.

"The Victory of Enlightened Minds." Propeller Club of Baltimore, Baltimore, Md., November 17, 1964.


"The American Partnership: The U.S. Merchant Marine." Mid-Gulf Conference on Transportation and Industrial Modernization for Profit and Growth, New Orleans, La., February 9, 1965.

"Untitled." Welcoming Ceremony for the N.S. Savannah, Port Everglades, Fla., February 25, 1965.

"New Perspectives on Old Problems." National Security Commission of the American Legion, Washington, D.C., March 3, 1965.

"Private Judgment and Public Power." Section on Business Economics of the Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, Calif., March 31, 1965.

"Untitled." Remarks presenting the Gallant Ship Award to the crew of the SS President Wilson, San Francisco, Calif., April 1, 1965.

"The Unified Thrust Seaward." American Society of Mechanical Engineers Underwater Technology Banquet, New London, Conn., May 6, 1965.

"Time and Tide." Eighth Annual Port and Marine Terminal Symposium of the North Atlantic Ports Association, Boston, Mass., May 12, 1965.

"Go Find the Wind." Propeller Club of the United States, Washington, D.C., May 20, 1965.

"Untitled." 12th Biennial Convention of the Seafarers International Union of North America, Washington, D.C., June 1, 1965.

"The Need for Choice." Propeller Club of the United States, Newport, Va., June 23, 1965.

"The Life of Every Citizen." Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, Calif., July 2, 1965.

"Iowa's Untilled Opportunity." Foreign Trade Bureau of the Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, September 21, 1965.

"Moving Forward in the Ports." 54th Annual Convention of the American Association of Port Authorities, Norfolk, Va., October 13, 1965.

"Welcoming the Future: The Relationship of Subsidies to Maritime Progress." Annual Propeller Club Convention and Merchant Marine Conference, Galveston, Tex., October, 14, 1965.

"The Six-Inch Plank." Board of Trustees of Galveston Wharves, Galveston, Tex., October 20, 1965.

"Moving Forward With Consensus." Annual Ports of Philadelphia Day Luncheon, Philadelphia, Pa., October 29, 1965.


"Transportation, Shipping, and the Growing Demands of Our Nation." Second International Maritime Night Dinner, Brooklyn, N.Y., February 9, 1966.

"Act as We Must." Reactivation of Red Oak Victory, Portland, Oreg., February 16, 1966.

"The Development of Our Modern Economy." Maritime Day Luncheon of the Propeller Club of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., May 19, 1966.

"Strong Souls and Ready Valor." Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the Navy- Merchant Marine Monument, Arlington, Va., May 22, 1966.

"American Ships Chart America's Future." Opening of the Maritime Pavilion on Pier 3, Washington, D.C., May 22, 1966.

"Serving the Needs of the Country." World Trade Week Luncheon of the Advertising Club of Baltimore, Baltimore, Md., May 25, 1966.

"Crises in Communications: A Plea for Awareness and Response." Federal Communications Bar Association, Washington, D.C., December 15, 1966 (FCC 93281). [T]


"Evaluating the Structure and Responsibility of the Mass Media: Twenty Years After the Commission on Freedom of the Press." Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, Santa Barbara, Calif., March 24, 1967.

"A Concept of Communications: A Systems Approach." Carnegie Conference on Communications, Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, Pa., April 1, 1967 (FCC 97960). [T]

"Reevaluating the Regulatory Role." Iowa Association of Broadcasters Convention, Waterloo, Iowa, May 13, 1967 (FCC 0407).

"No Task More Challenging: Issues in Domestic Satellite Policy." Sylvania Electric Products, Inc. and Stanford University School of Law Conference on Peaceful Uses of Space: Satellite Technology and Law, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif., August 16, 1967 (FCC 4581). [T]

"The Public Interest and Public Broadcasting: Looking at Communications as a Whole." Resources for the Future and the Brookings Institution Conference on the Use and Regulation of the Radio Spectrum, Airlie House, Warrenton, Va., September 11, 1967 (FCC 5824).

"Broadcasting's Local Service: A Response to Technological Challenge." Texas Association of Broadcasters Convention, Austin, Tex., September 25, 1967 (FCC 6180). [T]

"What the Communications Revolution Means to You." Rotary Club, Austin, Tex., September 26, 1967 (FCC 6228). [T]

"Untitled." Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Inc., Washington, D.C., October 3, 1967. [T]

"Taking Hold of the Future: Issues in Cable Communications Policy." National Cable Television Association Regional Meeting, Philadelphia, Pa. October 9, 1967. [T]

"Broadcasting's Local Service: A Response to Technological Challenge." Washington State Association of Broadcasters, Seattle, Wash., October 19, 1967. [T]

"The Communications Revolution and Industrial Publications." Pacific Industrial Communicators Association Conference, Seattle, Wash., October 20, 1967.

"Communications and the Cities: Reshaping Our Approach." National Association of Broadcasters Regional Fall Conference, Boston, Mass., October 31, 1967 (FCC 8367). [T]

"America's Greatest Single Need: Broadcasting's Commitment to Racial Understanding." National Association of Broadcasters Regional Fall Conference, Chicago, Ill., November 21, 1967 (FCC 8981). [T]


"Remarks of Commissioner Johnson on Receiving Ten Outstanding Young Men Award from National Jaycees." St. Paul, Minn., January 20, 1968.

"Managing Miracles: The Challenge of Communications to American Management." Diebold Research Program, San Diego, Calif., January 30, 1968 (FCC 11861). [T]

"Great Power and Great Responsibility." 18th Annual Broadcast Industry Conference, San Francisco State College, San Francisco, Calif., April 19, 1968.

"New Attitudes, New Understanding, New Will: The Media and the Unheard." Conference on Mass Media and Race Relations, Los Angeles, Calif., April 27, 1968. [T]

"Counseling Democracy's Trustees." Federal Communications Bar Association Luncheon, Washington, D.C., May 10, 1968.

"A Little Respect: Radio Power and the Public Interest." Negro and Spanish Speaking Market Radio and Today's Urban Crisis Conference, New York, N.Y., May 16, 1968.

"Harnessing Revolution: The Role of Regulation and Competition for the Communications Industries of Tomorrow." Federal Bar Association Conference on Antitrust and Monopoly Policy in the Communications Industries, Washington, D.C., May 28, 1968.

"Statement of FCC Commissioner Nicholas Johnson." read at the Billboard "Radio Programming Forum" in lieu of his scheduled appearance, New York, N.Y., June 8, 1968.

"Making Social Action Effective." The McCall's Forum -- Towards the Reduction of Violence, New York, N.Y., July 23, 1968.

"Soul Music Is Not Enough." Annual Convention of the National Association of Television and Radio Announcers, Miami, Fla., August 17, 1968.

"Communications and the Year 2000." U.S.-Japan Symposium on the Post Industrial Society, Tokyo, Japan, September 25, 1968, and the Seminar on Society and Mass Communication in the 21st Century, Fukuoka, Japan, October 1, 1968.

"Untitled." Annenberg School of Communications, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa., October 14, 1968. [T]

"Responsibilities and Opportunities in Broadcasting." Southern California Broadcasting Association, North Hollywood, Calif., November 11, 1968.

"The Financing of Educational Broadcasting [transcript of extemporaneous remarks]." National Association of Educational Broadcasters Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., November 20, 1968, no advance text, but transcript published in National Association of Broadcasters -- Convention Report (44th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., 1968) pp. 9-18. [T]

"Untitled." Advertising Age 1968 Media Workshop, Washington, D.C., December 5, 1968.

"Television and Violence -- Perspectives and Proposals." A statement presented to the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence, Washington, D.C., December 19, 1968.


"Free Speech and Paid Speech." Georgia Radio and Television Institute, Athens, Ga., January 21, 1969. [T]

"Extemporaneous remarks." Consumer Federation of America, Washington, D.C., January 31, 1969.

"Untitled." General Theological Seminary Weekend Conference on Our Urban Crisis, New York, N.Y., March 7, 1969.

"Untitled." 47th Annual Texas Law Review Banquet, Austin, Tex., March 29, 1969.

"Extemporaneous remarks." US House of Representatives Democratic Study Group, Washington, D.C., May 6, 1969. [T]

"The Role of Reason in the Administrative Process." John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., May 22, 1969.

"Promise and Reality in the Administrative Process." England Conference, Washington, D.C., June, 1969.

"Untitled." University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., September 25, 1969. [T]

"Untitled." The Radio-Television News Directors Association International Conference, Detroit, Mich., September 26, 1969. [T]

"Extemporaneous remarks." presented to a luncheon of the National Citizens Committee for Broadcasting, New York, N.Y., November 6, 1969. [T]

"Untitled." University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, November 17, 1969. [T]

"Freedom to Create: The Implications of Antitrust Policy for Television Programming Content." Trade Regulation Roundtable, Association of American Law Schools' Annual Convention, San Francisco, Calif., December 29, 1969.


"Subpoenas, Outtakes, and Freedom of the Press: An Appeal to Media Management." Washington Nieman Fellows, Washington, D.C., February 12, 1970 (FCC 44618). [T]

"The Talkin' Blues: Television, Corporate Greed, and Women's Liberation." American Women in Radio and Television, New York, N.Y., March 2, 1970 (FCC 45207). [T]

"The Capacity to Govern: The Role of the FCC in the Development of National Policy for Computer Communications." Hopkins-Brookings Lecture Series on "Computers, Communications, and the Public Interest," Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, D.C., March 12, 1970 (FCC 45556).

"Politics and Power in Radio and Television Land." Ferris Lecture in Journalism and Public Relations of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Council of the Humanities of Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., April 2, 1970 (FCC 47276). [T]

"Abridged transcript." Extemporaneous remarks presented to a luncheon at the Chicago Journalism Review Conference, Chicago, Ill., April 4, 1970. [Chicago Journalism Review." May 1970, pp. 7-10.]

"The Quality of Life in the Post-Industrial Society." International Symposium on the Multi-Channel Society, Tokyo, Japan, April 20, 1970 (FCC 47539).

"Power of the People and the Obligation to Dissent." Federal Employees Teach- In on Southeast Asia, The Federal Employees Moratorium Committee, Washington, D.C., May 8, 1970. [T]

"TV Today: Dreams and Dilemmas." 14th Annual Williamsburg International Assembly, Williamsburg, Va., June 8, 1970. [T]

"Turning on the Vice President." Retraining Program Symposium for Foreign Service Officers of the United States Information Agency; Panel Discussion on "Rock Music: Underground Radio and Television," Washington, D.C., September 17, 1970. [T]

"Consumer Rights, 1970, Consumers and the Regulatory Process." Symposium of the Consumer Protection Committee, The Federal Bar Association Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., September 17, 1970 (FCC 54666). [T]

"Statement in Response to Inquiries Regarding Vice President Agnew's Personal Attack from Louisville, Ky." Washington, D.C., September 22, 1970.

"Statement in Response to Inquiries Regarding President Nixon's Veto of the Campaign Spending Limitation Bill." Washington, D.C., October 12, 1970.

"Statement in Response to Inquiries Regarding the WRC-TV Censorship of Interview on the "Georgetown Forum." October 10, 1970, 5:00-5:30 p.m., Washington, D.C., October 15, 1970.

"Why I am a Conservative or For Whom Does Bell Toil?" Digitronics Users Association Conference, Chicago, Ill., October 19, 1970 (FCC 56558). [T]

"Letter to Senator Marlow W. Cook." Washington, D.C., October 23, 1970.

"Politics and Television: The Blitz of Campaign '70." National Conference on Citizens Rights in Broadcasting, New York, N.Y., October 26, 1970 (FCC 56824).

"Response to Requests for Comment about the Filing of a Petition for Disqualification by AT&T." Washington, D.C., October 28, 1970.

"Life Before Death in the Corporate State." Barbara Weinstock Lecture, Berkeley, Calif., November 5, 1970 (FCC 57177). [T]

"The People's Lawyers Fund and Other Hopes." Second Annual Public Defender Award of the New Republic Luncheon, Washington, D.C., December 8, 1970 (FCC 60158).

"Government By Television: A Case Study, Perspectives and Proposals." International Association of Political Consultants Third Annual World Conference, London, England, December 14, 1970 (FCC 60216).


"The New Consumerism." Annual Convention of the Consumer Federation of America, Washington, D.C., January 28, 1971. [T]

"Presentation by Nicholas Johnson, Federal Communications Commissioner." Before the Financial Communications Society, Oscar's Delmonico Restaurant, New York, N.Y., February 19, 1971.

"The Careening of America or How to Talk Back to Your Corporate State." Poynter Fellow of Yale University Lecture, New Haven, Conn., March 8, 1971 (FCC 64807).

"The Life Party Approach to Social Change: Politics, Is It Relevant?" Symposium, 1971 State Convention, Young Democratic Clubs of Iowa, Dubuque, Iowa, April 3, 1971. [T]

"Remarks at Celebration of the Third Anniversary of HAIR: The Premiere Performance of Galt MacDermot's "Mass in F." Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, New York, N.Y., May 9, 1971. [T]

"Working in a Corporate State: Tactics for Survival and Reform." Commencement Address at Windham College, Putney, Vt., May 23, 1971. [T]

"The Artist as Politician; the Politician as Artist." Associated Councils of the Arts, Washington, D.C., May 24, 1971. [T]

"CATV: the New Frontier in Public Service Programming." National Cable Television Association, Washington, D.C., June 17, 1971.

"CATV: New Hope for Minorities." Minority Business Opportunities in Cable Television Workshop, Washington, D.C., June 26, 1971.

"Bringing Home the Bacon in a Cholesterol-Conscious Age." Grocery Manufacturers of America Public Policy Seminar, Washington, D.C., September 17, 1971. [T]

"A Little Intelligent Self-Interest or the Tip of the ISPIRG." Iowa Consumers League, Ames, Iowa, October 2, 1971. [T]

"Prescription for Children's Television." Second National Symposium on Children and Television, Chicago, Ill., October 18, 1971.

"The Solid Gold Train and Other Modes of Transportation." Washington University Law School, St. Louis, Mo., October 29, 1971.

"Action for People's Television: Searching for Broadcasting's Enemy." St. Louis Chapters of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Missouri Broadcasters Association, Advertising Agency Community, St. Louis, Mo., October 29, 1971.

"Another Kind of Cable: A Challenge to Rural Electric Co-Ops in the 1970s." First Annual Managers Conference of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, St. Louis, Mo., October 29, 1971. [T]

"Corporate Welfare and Other Hypocrisies." Iowa Welfare Association, Davenport, Iowa, November 13, 1971.

"Untitled." Columbia Law School Forum, Columbia University, New York, N.Y., November 19, 1971.

"Telling the Story of Rural America." National Framers Organization Annual Convention, Kansas City, Mo., December 15, 1971. [T]


"Small Towns and Big Business." National Telephone Cooperative Association, Miami, Fla., January 14, 1972.

"Death Before Life: A Case Study of Public Broadcasting." The Harvard Law School Forum, Cambridge, Mass., February 11, 1972.

"Old People, Young People, Government and You: The Process of Change." University Lecture Series of the University of Iowa Committee on Cultural Affairs, Iowa City, Iowa, February 21, 1972. [T]

"Caution: Television May be Hazardous to Your Health." Consumer Assembly of Greater New York, New York, N.Y., March 4, 1972. [T]

"Cable Television: The Future as History." Ohio Cable Television Association, Columbus, Ohio, March 10, 1972.

"The Fairness Doctrine and the Democratic Process." Women's National Democratic Club, Washington, D.C., April 6, 1972. [T]

"Scurvey is a Social Disease." Commencement Address to the College of Arts and Sciences, American University, Washington, D.C., May 21, 1972.

"The Student as a Consumer." Commencement Address for the Last Graduating Class of University High School, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, June 1, 1972. [T]

"The Pusher." National Coordinating Council on Drug Education, Washington, D.C., June 5, 1972. [T]

"Making Reform a Reality -- ISPIRG and Public Regulated Industries." Iowa Student Public Interest Research Group, Iowa City, Iowa, September 25, 1972.

"The Corporate State vs. the People." University of Virginia College of Law, Charlottesville, Va., October 2, 1972. [T]

"Now More Than Ever." National Association of Broadcasters Regional Fall Conference, Boston, Mass., November 9, 1972. [T]

"The Unrevolutionary Buy-Centennial." Boston University, Boston, Mass., November 10, 1972. [T]

"Junkie Television." National Council of Churches of Christ Hearings on Drug Advertising Practices and Their Impact on the Patterns of Drug Use and Misuse in American Society, Washington, D.C., November 14, 1972.

"Profitable Public Interest: A Second Look at Television Programming." Federal Communications Bar Association Luncheon, Washington, D.C., November 21, 1972.


"Big Brother Himself." Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, R.I., January 22, 1973.

"Federal Control and the Mass Media." 18th Student Conference National Affairs Committee, Texas A&M University, College Station, Tex., February 15, 1973. [T]

"Untitled." University of Texas, Austin, Tex., February 16, 1973.

"Untitled." Rice University, Houston, Tex., February 16, 1973.

"Media Education." General Session of the 63rd Annual Speech Association of the Eastern States Convention, New York, N.Y., March 9, 1973.

"The Mass Media and Drug Taking." American Bar Association and the American Medical Association Contemporary Problems of Drug Abuse Symposium, Villanova, Pa., March 24, 1973.

"Untitled." Association of Radio-Television News Analysts, New York, N.Y., April 16, 1973.

"How to Ensure Justice in Freedom of Speech." Canadian Speech Association, Seneca College, Willowdale, Ontario, August 22, 1973.

"Test Pattern for Living." International Business Machines, Bloomington, Ind., September 13, 1973.

"Evil Times and Great Wealth." University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa, October 15, 1973.

"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa., October 23, 1973.

"Communications." Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa., November 2, 1973.

"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." University of Missouri, St. Louis, Mo., November 7, 1973.

"From Assassination to Impeachment: Reflection from Washington." Mine Live Forum, Philadelphia, Pa., December 5, 1973.

"Everyone a Leader: the Recapture of Government." Iowa Jaycees State Governmental Affairs Seminar, Des Moines, Iowa, December 8, 1973.

"Test Pattern for Living." Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y., December 12, 1973.


"Test Pattern for Living." Wartburg College Convocation, Waverly, Iowa, January 16, 1974.

"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J., January 29, 1974.

"Untitled." Midwest Film Festival, Evanston, Ill., January 25, 1974.

"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." University of Missouri, St. Louis, Mo., February 13, 1974.

"Untitled." Central States Regional Conference of the American Public Welfare Association, Des Moines, Iowa, April 16, 1974.

"Test Pattern for Living." Delafield Childs, Inc., Atlanta, Ga., April 17, 1974.

"Test Pattern for Living." Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Tex., April 17, 1974.

"The Sub-Government." University of Maine at Farmington, Farmington, Maine, April 22, 1974.

"Test Pattern for Living." University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo., April 24, 1974.

"Government and the Future of the Democratic Process." Northern States Power Conference, Itasca State Park, Minn., October 1, 1974.

"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." Mercer University, Macon, Ga., October 17, 1974.

"Untitled." University of Wisconsin, Marathon County Center, Wausau, Wisc., October 29, 1974.

"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." AM Series Program, Sacramento, Calif., December 5, 1974.


"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." Pacific Union College, Angwin, Calif., January 16, 1975.

"Ethics in Communications." State University of New York at Albany, Albany, N.Y., February 20, 1975.

"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, March 6, 1975.

"Communications and the Person." Media Education Conference of California, San Diego, Calif., March 13, 1975.

"Test Pattern for Living." Tarrant County Junior College, Fort Worth, Tex., March 19, 1975.

"Debate with Henry Manne." Harding College, Searcy, Alaska, March 21, 1975.

"Government's Interface With Business Through Its Federal Agencies." University of Dallas Graduate School of Management, Irving, Tex., March 26, 1975.

"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." New Mexico Media Group, Santa Fe, N.Mex., March 28, 1975.

"Untitled." Babson College, Babson Park, Mass., April 16, 1975.

"Investigative Reporting: The Lessons of Watergate." Boston University, Boston, Mass., April 24, 1975.

"Untitled." Howard Community College, Columbia, Md., May 18, 1975.

"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." University of California at San Diego, San Diego, Calif., May 20, 1975.

"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill., October 16, 1975.

"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." Council on the Arts, Seattle, Wash., October 31, 1975.

"Test Pattern for Living." Mercer University, Macon, Ga., November 13, 1975.

"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." Wichita Junior League Town Talks, Wichita, Kans., November 20, 1975.

"Untitled." US Coast Guard Academy, New London, Conn., November 21, 1975.

"The Changing Role of Government Regulation." Western New England College, Springfield, Mass., December 2, 1975.

"Untitled." Southern Schools Association, Atlanta, Ga., December 8, 1975.


"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y., January 29, 1976.

"Test Pattern for Living." Future Worlds Lecture Series, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., February 24, 1976.

"Telecommunications Regulation at the Crossroads." Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, February 27, 1976.

"The Contents of Television: Expectations, Opportunities, Limitations." The City University of New York, New York, N.Y., March 3, 1976.

"Untitled." Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 17, 1976.

"Media and Alcohol." Texas State Conference on Issues in Alcoholism, Arlington, Tex., March 22, 1976.

"The Media: The Fourth Estate." Direction 76 Symposium, Tulane University, New Orleans, La., March 24, 1976

"How To Talk Back to Your Television Set." Ohio University, Lancaster, Ohio, March 31, 1976.

"You, Your Mind, and Your TV Set." IBM Corporation, Miami, Fla., April 2, 1976.

"The Politics of Regulation." Foundation for Student Communications, Racine, Wisc., April 9, 1976.

"Untitled." Fourth Annual Conference of the National Latino Media Coalition, Los Angeles, Calif., April 10, 1976.

"Government Regulations and Communications." Hobart-Smith College, Geneva, N.Y., April 21, 1976.

"An Outsider's Point of View of FCC Control of CB." CB/Communications Marketing Seminar, New Orleans, La., May 3, 1976. "Education for What?" Debate with Reid Buckley, Ogden, Utah, May 5, 1976.

"Television and the Bicentennial." Peoples Bicentennial Commission Rally, Washington, D.C., July 4, 1976.

"Test Pattern for Living." University of New Hampshire, Manchester, N.H., October 12, 1976.

"Untitled." Memphis State University, Memphis, Tenn., November 5, 1976.

"Government Regulation of Business." Foundation for Student Communication, Student-Business Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 8, 1976.


"Right to Know vs. Right to Privacy: Restraint on the Media." Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, January 26, 1977.

"Untitled." United Church of Christ Check Your Local Stations Workshop, Albany, N.Y., January 29, 1977.

"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." Albright College, Reading, Pa., February 7, 1977.

"Reform of the American Media." Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich., February 21, 1977.

"Should the Federal Communications Commission Be Abolished?" University of San Diego Law School, San Diego, Calif., March 2, 1977.

"How to Talk Back to Your Television Set." The College Club of Akron, Akron, Ohio, March 19, 1977.

"The First Amendment Confrontation." National Association of Broadcasters Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., March 28, 1977.

"Improving Television for a Healthier Tomorrow." Northwest Community College, Powell, Wyo., April 2, 1977.

"Broadcasting and the Manipulation of the Public." State University of New York, Oneonta Student Association, Oneonta, N.Y., April 27, 1977.

"What is Language?" Cornell University Distinguished Lecturer in Communication, Ithaca, N.Y., April 28, 1977.

"Improving Television for a Healthier Tomorrow." Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., April 28, 1977.

"Improving Television for a Healthier Tomorrow." Glassboro College, Glassboro, N.Y., May 5, 1977.

"Untitled." International Business Machines Corporation, San Francisco, Calif., May 11, 1977.

"Deregulation of America -- Has Its Time Come?" International Business Machines Corporation, New Orleans, La., May 20, 1977.

"Untitled." Writers Guild Panel on Televised Violence, Los Angeles, Calif., June 12, 1977.

"Untitled." Lab for Public Affairs Television, New York, N.Y., June 15, 1977.

"Free Press or Profitable Press?" Georgia State University, Atlanta, Ga., September 7, 1977.

"Where is Radio Going Now?" WBRU Radio, Providence, R.I., September 25, 1977.

"Improving Television for a Healthier Tomorrow." Mercer University, Macon, Ga., October 3, 1977.

"Improving Television for a Healthier Tomorrow." Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y., October 6, 1977.

"Education for What?" Debate with Reid Buckley, Dick Walter Attractions for the Omaha Women's Town Hall, Omaha, Nebr., October 19, 1977.

"The Deregulating of America." Five Star Forum, Wyncote, Pa., October 25, 1977.

"Shaping a Future Lifestyle." Town Hall of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, October 26, 1977.

"Shaping a Life Style for the Future." Kent State University, Salem Regional Campus, Salem, Ohio, November 3, 1977

"Shaping a Life Style for the Future." Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., November 5, 1977.

"Education for What?" Debate with Reid Buckley, Illinois Association of School Boards, Chicago, Ill., November 20, 1977.

"Television Violence." WISN-TV, Milwaukee, Wisc., November 27, 1977.

"Improving Television for a Healthier Tomorrow." Build the Earth, Cupertino, Calif., December 6, 1977.

"Improving Television for a Healthier Tomorrow." Build the Earth and Women's Network, Oakland, Calif., December 7, 1977.


"Shaping a Life Style for the Future." Institute of Scrap Iron and Steel, Hollywood, Fla., January 16, 1978.

"The Role of Media/Communication Today and Future." University of Oklahoma Scholar-Leadership Enrichment Program, Norman, Okla., February 14, 1978.

"Untitled." Children and Advertising Seminar Series, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., February 27, 1978.

"Improving Television for a Healthier Tomorrow." San Joaquin Valley Town Hall, Fresno, Calif., March 15, 1978.

"Education for What?" Debate with Reid Buckley, Northern State College, Aberdeen, S.D., March 16, 1978.

"TV Violence." Hobart College, Geneva, N.Y., April 5, 1978.

"Government, the People and Public Interest." University of Wisconsin Center, Manitowoc, Wisc., April 8, 1978.

"Shaping a Lifestyle for the Future." University of Missouri, April 14, 1978.

"Communications." Washington State University, Pullman, Wash., April 24, 1978.

"Improving Television for a Healthier Tomorrow." Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oreg., April 26, 1978.

"Who Regulates the Regulators?" Legis 50-Center for Legislative Improvement of Colo., Amelia Island, Fla., June 1, 1978.

"Future of Communication." Toward Tomorrow, Amherst, Mass., June 16, 1978.

"Untitled." A&M Records, Beverly Hills, Calif., July 13, 1978.

"Mass Media: Impact on Learning." University of Iowa Educational Media Leadership Conference, Spirit Lake, Iowa, August 15, 1978.

"Untitled." Community Video Center, San Diego, Calif., August 26, 1978.

"Education for What?" Debate with Reid Buckley, West Tennessee Education Association, Memphis, Tenn., October 5, 1978.

"Improving TV for a Healthier Tomorrow." Younger Women's Club, Louisville, Ky., October 6, 1978.

"Improving Television for a Healthier Tomorrow." Mercer University, Macon, Ga., October 12, 1978.

"Let's Not Give Away the Airwaves." Milwaukee College Endowment Association, Milwaukee, Wisc., October 25, 1978.

"Education for What?" New Jersey School Boards Association, Atlantic City, N.J., October 26, 1978.

"Improving Television." College of Saint Catherine, St. Paul, Minn., November 10, 1978.

"Decision Making for TV." Muscatine Community College, Muscatine, Iowa, November 11, 1978.

"How to Talk Back to Your Television." San Jose State University, San Jose, Calif., November 21, 1978.

"Which Way the Carter Administration." Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, Baltimore, Md., December 17, 1978.


"The Media's Influence on Society and the Family." University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, February 8, 1979.

"Competition and Diversity in the News Media." Charles Edison Memorial Youth Fund and the Missouri Council for Economic Development, St. Louis, Mo., February, 10, 1979.

"Impact of Television on American Lifestyles of the Future." Presbyterian College, Clinton, S.C., February 14, 1979.

"Improving Television for a Healthier Tomorrow." Association for Indiana Media Educators, Indianapolis, Ind., March 1, 1979.

"Untitled." Intercollegiate Broadcasting System National Convention, Washington, D.C., March 17, 1979. [T]

"When and How Can the Media Be Regulated." Sam Rayburn Public Affairs Symposium, East Texas State University, Commerce, Tex., April 4, 1979.

"Untitled." University of Missouri, Kansas City, Mo., April 6, 1979.

"Revision of the Communications Act." National Urban League, Washington, D.C., April 11, 1979.

"Making the Most of Work." Hinds Special Activities Committee, Raymond, Mississippi, April 20, 1979.

"Improving Television for a Healthier Tomorrow." California Dental Association, Anaheim, Calif., May 7, 1979.

"Impact of Television on Dentistry." California Dental Association, San Francisco, Calif., August 24, 1979.

"The Hidden Agenda of Television: Programming and Advertising." Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., September 26, 1979.

"Shaping a Life Style for the Future." Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Conn., October 19, 1979.

"America Over the Next Twenty Years--A Liberal and Conservative Estimate." Savings Banks Association of Connecticut, Nashville, Tenn., October 27, 1979.

"Welcome to Sex and Violence: Do You Know What Your Children Are Watching?" Ford Hall Forum, Boston, Mass., October 28, 1979.

"Untitled." Illinois State University Department of Information Sciences, Normal, Ill., November 5, 6, 7, 1979. [T]

"Untitled." Speech Communication Association, San Antonio, Tex., November 11, 1979. [T]

"Telefuture." White House Conference on Library and Information Services, Washington, D.C., November 17, 1979. [T]

"Untitled." Iowa Commission of the International Year of the Child, Iowa City, Iowa, December 8, 1979. [T]

"The Next Twenty Years." Concord Century Club, Concord, Calif., December 19, 1979.


"Broadcasting Policy." Conference on Christianity and Broadcasting, Washington, D.C., January 19, 1980.

"Education for What?" Debate with Reid Buckley, IBM Education Executive Conference, Hilton Head Island, S.C., February 27, 1980.

"Living With Television." Madison Town-Gown Dinner, Madison, Wisc., March 3, 1980.

"Sex and Violence: Is That All There is to Television?" Colorado Language Arts Society, Colorado Springs, Colo., March 15, 1980. [T]

"How to Talk Back to Your Television." AM Morning Program, Walnut Creek, Calif., March 18, 1980. [T]

"How to Talk Back to Your Television." AM Morning Program, Groville, Calif., March 18, 1980. [T]

"How to Talk Back to Your Television." AM Morning Program, Sacramento, Calif., March 20, 1980. [T]

"The Death of Broadcasting." Gladys Borcheu Lectures, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisc., March 26, 1980.

"Untitled." Cable TV: The Future is Now Conference, Wayne, Mich., April 1, 1980. [T]

"The Birth of Computers." Gladys Borcheu Lectures, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisc., April 2, 1980. [T]

"The Communications Revolution." International Computer Programs, New Orleans, La., April 9, 1980. [T]

"Communications and the Future." Spokane Community College, Spokane, Wash., April 18, 1980. [T]

"Project Censored: A Regional Proposal." Critical Communications Conference, Madison, Wisc., April 20, 1980.

"Communications Revolution." California State University at Chico, Chico, Calif., April 21, 1980. [T]

"Is Consumerism in the Public Interest." Debate with Reid Buckley, The Norfolk Forum, Norfolk, Va., April 22, 1980. [T]

"Shaping a Lifestyle for the Future." Electronic Computing Health Oriented, IBM, Kansas City, Mo., April 29, 1980. [T]

"Facing the 80s: Private Lives and Public Institutions." Indiana University of Pennsylvania, May 3, 1980. [T]

"Project Censored: A Wisconsin Proposal." Society of Professional Journalists Annual Banquet, Madison, Wisc., May 6, 1980. [T]

"Education for the Eighties: An Investment in Human Futures." Adult Education Council of Metropolitan Denver, Denver, Colo., May 8, 1980. [T]

"Media and the Effect on Family Roles." University of California at Davis, Davis, Calif., May 14, 1980. [T]

"Telecommunications and the Development of Continuing Education in Engineering." Mirror Lake, Wisc., May 29, 1980.

"Current Politics and Health Care." Debate with Reid Buckley, American Health Care Association, Atlanta, Ga., October 15, 1980. [T]

"Untitled." Ad Club of Richmond, Richmond, Va., October 28, 1980.

"Communications Revolution." Indiana Library Association, Indianapolis, Ind., November 6, 1980. [T]

"Education for What?" Debate with Reid Buckley, White House Conference on Aging Mini-Conference, Racine, Wisc., November 13, 1980. [T]

"Education for What?" Debate with Reid Buckley, CAUSE 80, Phoenix, Ariz., December 10, 1980. [T]


"The Impact of the New Communications Technology on the Changing Family and Education." The Changing Family Conference, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, February 12, 1981. [T]

"Communications for the '80s." Palliser District Teachers Association, Calgary, Canada, February 26, 1981. [T]

"Communications Revolution." Denison University, Granville, Ohio, March 4, 1981. [T]

"The Communications Revolution." College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Ill., April 2, 1981. [T]

"Education for a World of Change." Macon County (Georgia) Teachers Institute, April 3, 1981. [T]

"Education for What?" Debate with Reid Buckley, The Women's Club, Richmond, Va., April 6, 1981. [T]

"The Social Impact of Communications -- The Communications Revolution." New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, N.J., April 10, 1981. [T]

"Education for What?" Debate with Reid Buckley, National School Boards Association, Dallas, Tex., April 11, 1981. [T]

"Politics and Health Care." Debate with Reid Buckley, American Academy of Family Physicians, Kansas City, Mo., April 25, 1981. [T]

"The World of Sex and Violence." Colorado Home Economics Association, Denver, Colo., May 1, 1981. [T]

"Cable Television, Public Policy and Community Service." Harvard University Graduate School, Cambridge, Mass., May 15, 1981. [T]

"Cable Communications." Michigan Media Project, Detroit, Mich., May 30, 1981. [T]

"The Future of Communications Technology." National Conference of State Legislators, Atlanta, Ga., July 28, 1981. [T]

"The Communications Revolution." The Association for Educational Communication and Technology in Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, September 18, 1981.

"Cable Television Conference." The Legislative Commission on Science and Technology, Brooklyn, N.Y., November 19, 1981. [T]

"The Communications Revolution." University of Minnesota Law Forum, St. Paul, Minn., December 4, 1981. [T]

"The Impact of Television on the Image of Business." Washington Public Utilities District Association, December 10, 1981.

"The Communications Revolution." UCLA Law School, Los Angeles, Calif., December 11, 1981.

"Communications Revolution." 1981 COMBASE Conference, Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, September 22, 1981. [T]

"Labor and the Communications Revolution." United Auto Workers CAP Conference, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, October 9, 1981.

"A Humanistic View of the New Communication Technologies." UCLA Colloquium on Privacy and Democracy in 1984, Los Angeles, Calif., December 11, 1981.


"Leadership Training Seminar Dialogue." Humphrey Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn., February 1, 1982.

"How to Develop a Good External Image." Pacific Telephone, San Francisco, Calif., February 3, 1982.

"The Communications Revolution." YWCA Town Hall Celebrity Series, Evansville, Ind., February 9, 1982.

"Education for a World of Change: Energy and the Communications Revolution." Second Annual Iowa Energy Council, Des Moines, Iowa, March 19, 1982. [T]

"The Changing Media and Effect on Cable." Greater Hartford Chamber of Commerce, Hartford, Conn., March 23, 1982.

"The Communications Revolution." North Idaho College, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, April 16, 1982. [T]

"Untitled." Gould, Inc., Rolling Meadows, Ill., June 15, 1982.

"The Communications Revolution." University of Iowa School of Art, Iowa City, Iowa, October 22, 1982.

"The Communications Revolution." Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington, October 23, 1982. [T]

"The Communications Revolution." The Women's Institute of Houston, Houston, Tex., November 19, 1982. [T]


"Untitled." Washington Public Utility District Association, Seattle, Wash., February 2, 1983.

"The Communications Revolution." Morehead State University, Morehead, Ky., February 23, 1983.

"The Impact of Telecommunications on the Family." Iowa Unitarian Church Worthley Club, Iowa City, Iowa, March 1, 1983. Student Services and the Telecommunications Revolution." National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Toronto, Canada, April 11, 1983.

"The Communications Revolution." Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Mo., April 15, 1983. [T]

"American Life and the Television Set." American Association of University Women, Citizen's Cable TV Advisory Committee, Livermore, Calif., April 30, 1983.

"Social Impact of Television." Projecte de Tercer Canalde TV, Barcelona, Spain, June 21, 1983.

"Electronic Media and the Future." Iowa High School Press Association, Iowa City, Iowa, October 5, 1983.


"Untitled." EIA-CEG Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas, Nev., January 7, 1984.

"The Communications Revolution." Loma Linda University, Riverside, Calif., February 23, 1984.

"1984 and Beyond: Coping with These New Tech Times." Transitions to the Future: Beyond 1984, University of Iowa Counseling Service, Iowa City, Iowa, February 29, 1984. [T]

"Microcomputer Choices in Business." Des Moines Chapter of the Data Processing Management Association, Des Moines, Iowa, March 20, 1984.

"Communications Revolution and Libraries." Library and Information Technology Association, Dallas, Tex., June 23, 1984.

"The Communications Revolution." University of Iowa Dental Faculty Fall Retreat, Galena, Ill., September 9, 1984.

"The Communications Revolution." Cardiff Publishing Company, Orlando, Fla., October 3, 1984.

"Future of Public Affairs Reporting in the News Media." School of Journalism and the Kipplinger Fund, October 4, 1984.

"Integrating Educational Institutions 1984: Computers, Communications and Cable." American Council on Education Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Ga., October 9, 1984.

"Untitled." Georgia State Continuing Education, Atlanta, Ga., October 9, 1994.

"Communications Revolution." Oregon Personnel and Guidance Association, Eugene, Oreg., October 12, 1984.

"Untitled." Magazine Publishers Association, Nassau, Bahamas, October 24, 1984.


"Equity: Social and Economic Issues." Hampshire College, Airlie, Va., April 23, 1985. [T]

"Untitled." Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, N.Y., April 25, 1985.

"Telecommunications in Education and Business Today." Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, Iowa, May 9, 1985.

"The First Amendment and the Communications Revolution." Channel Guide for SAT Expo, May 14, 1985.

"Technology, Libraries and Learning." White House Conference on Library Information Services, Princeton, N.J., September 12, 1985.

Communication Revolution: Impact of Technology on Society." The League for Innovation in the Community Colleges, Phoenix, Ariz., October 7, 1985.

"Serving the Consumer's Interest." Midwest Telecommunications Conference, Minneapolis, Minn., October 17, 1985.

"Five Year Plan." American School Food Service Association, Sturbridge, Mass., October 20, 1985.


"Living in a Telecommunication Tornado." Emerson College, Boston, Mass., April 4, 1986.

"Communication in the 21st Century." Emerson College Graduate Student Association, Boston, Mass., April 6, 1986.

"Technology and Careers: Making the First Move." Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kans., April 24, 1986.

"Citizen Reform and the FCC." Ms. Garret Lynch 6th Grade, Hoover Elementary School, Iowa City, Iowa, May 2, 1986.

"Untitled." National Federation of Local Community Programmers Midwest Regional Spring Conference, Iowa City, Iowa, May 3, 1986.

"American Television: Configuration and Challenges." Wye Woods Television Policy Project, Queenstown, Md., May 12, 1986.

"American Television: Proposals for Action." Wye Woods Television Policy Project, Queenstown, Md., May 14, 1986.

"Communications Revolution." Michigan Bell, Traverse City, Mich., May 21, 1986.

"Untitled." Communication Network in Philanthropy Fall Meeting, Santa Monica, Calif., October 30, 1986.

"Disinformation in the Information Age." Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, November 7, 1986.

"Untitled." University of California, Los Angeles, Calif., November 20, 1986.

"The Responsibilities of Excellence." Golden Key National Honor Society Initiation Ceremony, San Marino, Calif., November 23, 1986.


"Networking." Harris Corporation, Melbourne, Fla., April 2, 1987.

"Andrew Carnegie Was a Telegraph Operator." North Texas State University Chief Executives' Round Table, Dallas, Tex., April 21, 1987.

"Networking." Redgate Communications, Anaheim, Calif., June 4, 1987.

"Cable's Competitive Edge: Fact or Fiction." Cable Television Administration and Marketing Society, San Francisco, Calif., August 17, 1987.

"Future Telecommunications Competition and Regulation: What's in the Public Interest." Hubert Humphrey Institute of Public Policy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn., September 11, 1987.

"The Future of the Media." The Rose Goldsen Memorial Lecture, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., November 30, 1987.


"Untitled." National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee, Des Moines, Iowa, January 28, 1988.

"Regulation, Deregulation and Reform." The Madison Institute, Madison, Wisc., April 22, 1989.

"Untitled." National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Administrators, Los Angeles, Calif., April 29, 1988.

"Andrew Carnegie Was A Telegraph Operator." Harris Executive Seminar Series, Santa Clara, Calif., June 15, 1988.

"The Media, Politics and Tomorrow." American Jewish Committee Dinner, Houston, Tex., June 27, 1989.

"Untitled." The California Broadcasters Association, Monterey, Calif., July 25, 1988.

"Communications Watch." Harris-Farinon, Santa Clara, Calif., August 15, 1988. "Untitled." Jenner & Block Law Offices, Chicago, Ill., September 8, 1988.

"The Future of Broadcasting." Carleton College, Northfield, Minn., October 6, 1988.


"Communications Policy." University of Missouri, Kansas City, Mo., January 23, 1989.

"Thoughts on a National Telecommunications Policy." District Two Direct Dialogue, Iowa City, Iowa, June 14, 1989.

"The Media, Politics and Tomorrow." American Jewish Committee, Houston, Tex., June 27, 1989.

"Media Ethics and the Political Process: Agenda Setting by the Networks." Media and Ethics Conference 3, Emerson College, Boston, Mass., October 23, 1989.


"Divestiture: A Retrospective/Navigating the Nineties." Anderson Consulting Customer Contact Forum, Boca Raton, Fla., May 18, 1990.

"Ownership, Censorship and First Amendment." Electronic Networking Association Fifth International Conference, San Francisco, Calif., May 24, 1990.

"Censorship in America: A Unitarian-Universalist View of Communications Policy." Clinton, Iowa, June 3, 1990.

"Toward a Public Policy for Public Health." Western Behavioral Science Institute, La Jolla, Calif., July 19, 1990. [T]


"Increasing the Quality of Life and Decreasing the Cost of Health Care." Unitarian Universalist Church, Clinton, Iowa, April 7, 1991.

"Arts Humanities and the Future of Campus Radio." East Stroudsberg College, East Stroudsberg, Pa., April 24, 1991.

"Project Censored: How the U.S. Press Effectively Censors the News." Iowa Labor Press Workshop, Iowa City, Iowa, April 28, 1991.

"Communication in the Next Century." Sixth Annual John Deere Communicators Conference, Iowa City, Iowa, October 9, 1991.


"Information Technology Infrastructure." Northern Telecom Institute for Information Studies, Queenstown, Md., July 15, 1992.

"Iowa City in the Information Age." Kiwanis Club, Iowa City, Iowa, September 9, 1992.


"POTS, Pans and Privacy: Defining Electronic Progress in a Democratic Society." Third Conference on Computers, Freedom and Privacy, San Francisco, Calif., March 10, 1993.

"The Political and Cultural Roles of Information and Communication Technology in a Changing International System." Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program, Queenstown, Md., May 8, 1993.

"Maximizing Democratization and Market Economy in Kazakhstan Media." Cedar Rapids Public Relations Associates, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, August 17, 1993.

"Sweet Grease, Salty Grease: Television's All American Diet." Iowa Dietetic Association, Iowa City, Iowa, November 12, 1993.


"The Iowa City Press-Citizen in the Information Age." University of Iowa Business Executive Conference Room, January 19, 1994.

"Keynote Address." The Freedom Forum First Amendment Center, Vanderbilt University, Arlington, Va., January 26, 1994.

"Televised Violence: A Road Map." Troy State University Annual Spring Symposium, Troy, Alabama, April 28, 1994.

"Discovering the Future: Rules for Getting Out of the Box." Institute for Information Studies, Queenstown, Md., May 23, 1994.

"The Public View: Remarks, Dialogue on Public Policy and Regulatory Issues." Institute for Information Studies, Queenstown, Md., May 24, 1994.

"Television in the Electronic Supermarket: the Confusion of Interests." The Cologne Conference-International Television Festival, Cologne, Germany, June 7, 1994.

"Election 94: Politics in the Information Age." University of Iowa News Services Seminar for Working Journalists, Iowa City, Iowa, September 21, 1994.

"Information Superhighway." Cellular One's Workplace 2000 Conference, Rosemont, Ill., October 12, 1994.

"Infocosm: "A Nice Place to Visit, but..." Anderson Consulting, Chicago, Ill., December 2, 1994.


"Jefferson on the Internet: A Dying Gasp for the First Amendment?" Unitarian Universalist Church, Iowa City, Iowa, February 2, 1995.

"Jefferson on the Internet: A Dying Gasp for the First Amendment?" Unitarian Universalist Church, Clearwater, Fla., February 12, 1995.

"Is There Any News in Local TV News?" Des Moines Area Community College, Des Moines, Iowa, March 1, 1995.

"Marketing in a Converging World." NYNEX Marketing Institute, Marlborough, Mass., March 7, 1995.

"Doing Business in the Information Age." Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce, Lynchburg, Va., April 5, 1995.

"Life and Love in the Information Age." Lynchburg College Gifford Lecture, Lynchburg, Va., April 5, 1995.

"Liberal Arts Education in an Information Age." Inauguration of Rosary College President Dr. Donna Carroll, Rosary College, River Forest, Ill., April 6, 1995.

"A Walk on the Wired Side." Building Materials Industrial Relations Group, Colorado Springs, Colo., May 15, 1995.

"Impact of New Technology on the 21st Century Office." American Management Association 2nd Annual Office Technology Conference, Washington, DC, September 20, 1995 [distributed via satellite, by AMA by Satellite, throughout North America and the Caribbean]. [T]

"General Semantics: The Next Generation." Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture, Eleventh International Interdisciplinary Conference on General Semantics, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, November 3, 1995.


"Locating Iowa in the Infocosm," University of Iowa Relations Press Group, Iowa City, Iowa, January 23, 1996.

"The Quest for Access," Media and Democracy Congress, Institute for Alternative Journalism, San Francisco, CA, March 1, 1996. [T]

"Running With the Speed of Change," Association of Banyan Users International Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 11, 1996.

"Media Autonomy," United States Information Agency Russian and Ukrainian Media Fellows, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, March 19, 1996.

"What Australia Can Learn from the USA," AiC Conferences, Telecommunications Deregulation, Privatization, Reform Conference, Sydney, Australia, July 18, 1996.

Appearances (4) before the National Council of Television; College of Journalists; Chilean Television Owners Association; Forum on Media Regulation, Catholic University of Chile's School of Journalism; Santiago, Chile, August, 19-20, 1996.

"Iowa Libraries: Thinking Outside the Box," Iowa Library Association, Waterloo, Iowa, October 10, 1996.

"Telecommunications Policy: U.S. and International Privatization and Rate Setting," United States Information Agency, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 2, 1996.

"Free and Open Mass Media: How to Maintain National Cultural Identity in an Era of Globalization," United States Information Agency, Universiti Kabangsan Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia, December 2,1996.

"Free and Open Mass Media: How to Maintain National Cultural Identity in an Era of Globalization," United States Information Agency, Telekoms University, Melaka, Malaysia, December 3, 1996.

"Free and Open Mass Media," United States Information Agency, Chinese University of Hong Kong Department of Journalism and Communication, Hong Kong, December 9, 1996.


"Governing America: 'What do you mean?' and 'How do you know?'" National Issues Forum, Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, West Branch, Iowa, April 3, 1997.

"Media Law & Ethics," Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa, April 9, 1997.

"Wendell Johnson: A Multi-Media Web Page for a Multi-Faceted Man,"  University of Iowa Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Iowa City, Iowa, April 16, 1997.

"Schools for the New Millennium," Iowa City Community School District Preschool Workshop, Iowa City, Iowa, August 20, 1997.

"Regulating the Cyber-Journalist,"  Warsaw Journalism Center's Journalist in Cyberspace Conference, Warsaw, Poland, October 11 and 12, 1997.

"ELSI in a Tangled Web," The Club, Iowa City, Iowa, October 23, 1997.


"Random Talking Points," The Aspen Institute Communication and Society Program's Working Group on Digital Broadcasting and the Public Interest, Wye River Conference Center, Queenstown, Maryland, January 25, 1998.

"Dogs, Mangers, Growth and Greed: Striking a Balance in Digital Copyright," Eighth Annual Computers, Freedom and Privacy Conference, Austin, Texas,  February 19, 1998.

"A Hasty History of U.S. Broadcast Regulation," Seminar on Proposed Broadcast Regulation, Parliament of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia, February 27, 1998.

"Comments of Nicholas Johnson on The Proposed Creation of a Public Broadcasting System for Georgia," Tblisi, Georgia,  March 24, 1998.

"Twenty-Five Years of Award-Winning Public Access,"  Austin [Texas] Community Access Center, June 5 and 6, 1998.

"On-Line Commerce Issues and Information Age Technologies: Opportunity or Pitfall," University of Iowa College of Law Continuing Legal Education Program, Iowa City, Iowa, September 11, 1998.


"Election Reporting in the U.S. and Bulgaria: Talking Points,"  USIA/USIS-sponsored presentation, Varna-Riviera, Bulgaria, September 11, 1999, and Sofia, Bulgaria, September 14, 1999.

"Elections Reporting in the U.S. and Bulgaria," The American Center, Sofia, Bulgaria, September 14, 1999.

"The Case for Independent Funding of Public Broadcasting,"  Citizens for Independent Public Broadcasting, Washington, D.C., November 16, 1999.


"Free Speech, Profitable Speech and the Future of the Internet," University of California San Diego, February 3, 2000.

"General Semantics and Departments of Communication," University of California San Diego Faculty Club, February 2, 2000.

"Media Regulation in the Age of the Internet," University of California San Diego, February 1, 2000.

"Don't Waste Your Vote on Gore or Bush: Help Fix America by Supporting Ralph Nader," University of Iowa Students for Nader, Iowa City, Iowa, August 28, 2000.

"Why Iowa Democrats Support Ralph Nader," University of Iowa Students for Nader and the Iowa City Green Party, Iowa City, Iowa, September 25, 2000.

"Introduction of Ralph Nader," UI Students 4 Nader and Iowa Green Party, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, October 27, 2000.


"Galloping Global Multi-Media Merger Mania: A Former FCC Commissioner's Perspective," Peoples Unitarian-Universalist Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, February 18, 2001.

 "How Would We Know If We'd Ever Been Successful?" Partnership Way, Clinton, Iowa June 14, 2001.


"Rethinking Terrorism," National Lawyers Guild Midwestern Regional Conference, Iowa City, Iowa, March 2, 2002.

"New Challenges Facing Global Leadership: Refocusing the International Leadership Forum," International Leadership Forum, Western Behavioral Science Institute, La Jolla, California, April 27, 2002.

"Ernestine in the 21st Century: Take Me Home Country Roads," 2002 National Rural Telecommunications Congress, Des Moines, Iowa, October 8, 2002.

"Retroactive Ethical Judgments and Human Subjects Research: The 1939 Tudor Study in Context," City University of New York, New York, New York, December 13, 2002.

"Is What's Black and White and Eldred All Over?"  Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting in Amana, Iowa, October 25, 2002.


"War in Iraq: The Military Objections,"  University of Iowa College of Law's "International Law Talks: War with Iraq," Sponsored Jointly by the International and Comparative Law Program and the National Lawyers Guild, February 7, 2003.

"Dennis Kucinich and the National Democratic Party's Future," Muscatine County [Iowa] Democratic Party Dinner, October 11, 2003.

"Media Concentration and Democracy," Unitarian-Universalist Church, Iowa City, Iowa, August 10, 2003.

"The History of Media Reform: Scanning the Horizon," History of Media Reform Panel of the National Conference on Media Reform, Madison, Wisconsin, November 7, 2003.

"Kucinich: Health Care, Not Health Insurance," AARP Iowa Health Care Forum, Coralville, Iowa, December 8, 2003.


"Media as Politics: What's a Voter to Do?" Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, September 15, 2004.

"Boosterism and the Fog of Rain Forests," The Iowa City Sunrise Optimist Club, Iowa City, Iowa,  October 3, 2004.

"Media Concentration: An Historical Perspective,"  FCC Commissioners Michael Copps and Jonathan Adelstein Forum on Media Concentration, St. Paul, Minnesota, December 9, 2004.


[Note: See the list in "Recent Publications" for transcripts of numerous radio appearances, not listed here as "speeches."]

"The Responsibilities of Philosopher Kings," Drake Law Review Annual Banquet, Des Moines, Iowa, March 10, 2005.

"Broadcasting and Its Regulation: 1895-1970," The National Conference for Media Reform: Gathering Momentum, St. Louis, Missouri, May 14, 2005.

"Your Second Priority," Iowa City Federation of Labor Labor Day Picnic, September 5, 2005.

"Fork in the Road and Alternative Futures," Town Meeting on the Future of Media," FreePress and others, Iowa City, Iowa, October 5, 2005.

"Censorship from State to Self," Conference on Media Regulation, Censorship, and the Potential for Corruption: Practices Protecting or Controlling the Public; Commission on Radio and Television Policy: Central, East and Southeast Europe, Vienna, Austria, October 21, 2005.

"Thinking Outside the Cubicle: Business Skills in a Wider World," Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity, University of Iowa, November 9, 2005.


"Can't See the Forest: Lessons from a $180 Million Terrarium,"  Environmental Law Society, University of Iowa College of Law, January 27, 2006.

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