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October 27, 1934


JAMA. 1934;103(17):1310-1311. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750430042013

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In 1929 a series of meetings called by the American Association for Adult Education resulted in the formation of a body known as the National Advisory Council on Radio in Education, Inc. Its general purpose is said to be to "further the development of the art of radio broadcasting in American Education." Recently, Congress enacted some legislation entitled "The Federal Communications Commission Act," which automatically abolished the Federal Radio Commission. This act also makes it mandatory on the new commission "to study the proposal that Congress by statute allocate fixed percentages of radio broadcasting facilities to particular types or kinds of nonprofit radio programs" and to report to Congress by Feb. 1, 1935.

The National Advisory Council on Radio in Education, Inc., is exceedingly interested in this problem, because it has made education of the public over the radio its particular province since the time of its organization. The Council

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