Newton N. Minow, American lawyer and politician was born on January 17, 1926.

Newton Norman Minow is an American attorney and former Chair of the Federal Communications Commission. He is famous for his speech referring to television as a "vast wasteland". While still maintaining a law practice, Minow is currently the Honorary Consul General of Singapore in Chicago.

Newton N. Minow, American lawyer and politician was born on January 17, 1926.

January 17, 1926

Newton N. Minow, American lawyer and politician was born on January 17, 1926.

Newton Norman Minow is an American attorney and former Chair of the Federal Communications Commission. He is famous for his speech referring to television as a "vast wasteland". While still maintaining a law practice, Minow is currently the Honorary Consul General of Singapore in Chicago.