Famous Speech Friday: Shirley Chisholm's 1972 contested debate time

The Eloquent Woman

These days, women candidates for President are often standalones in a sea of male candidates, and this election year, they've sometimes fallen afoul of television networks' insistence on poll data to determine who gets to debate.

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Net Neutrality in Play - Tina Pelkey Spokesperson for FCC's Ajit Pai

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Last April, the new head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) - Ajit Pai - went on record as supporting the ISPs. As Kevin McCauley reports on Odwyerpr.com , Pelkey had previously been the senior vice president of GOP communications firm the Black Rock Group.

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Famous Speech Friday: Aimee Semple McPherson's speech in a speakeasy

The Eloquent Woman

A pioneer in what we now call televangelism, using radio and film to spread her preaching, Aimee Semple McPherson was the first woman granted a license by the Federal Communications Commission, earning her the nickname "Our Lady of the Loudspeaker" from writer Dorothy Parker.

High-Level Government Jobs - Pay Relative Peanuts, But Gives Access to Revolving Door

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the Obama Administration LeBlanc headed the Federal Communications Commission's Enforcement Bureau. Even in a high-level government post, you make peanuts. Relatively speaking. But that gives you access to The Revolving Door.