Best known for serving as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) during the presidency of
After graduating from Columbia University with a degree in history, he attended Harvard Law School with future United States President
During his time as FCC Chairman, he introduced such initiatives as the National Broadband Plan and the Connect America Fund.
The son of Jewish Holocaust survivors, he grew up in Massachusetts and New York. His two marriages -- to reporter
He and Wisconsin-born attorney Newton Minow both held the office of Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.