The Colbrt Effect: Revisiting the Equal Opportunities Doctrine of the Communications Act of 1934

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The article takes an in-depth look at the Communications Act of 1934's Equal Opportunity Provisions. It applies the Equal Opportunity Provisions to Stephen Colbert's attempt to run for President in 2008. The article then seeks to explain the steps a similar candidate would need to take in any subsequent federal election to comply with the Equal Opportunity Provisions.

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