No. 1026.

316 U.S. 407 (1942)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 1, 1942.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Charles E. Hughes, Jr., with whom Messrs. John J. Burns, Allen S. Hubbard, Harold L. Smith, and Richard W. Hogue, Jr. were on the brief, for appellant.

Mr. Telford Taylor, with whom Solicitor General Fahy and Messrs. Robert L. Stern, Richard S. Salant, Charles R. Denny, Harry M. Plotkin, and Max Goldman were on the brief, for the United States et al.; and Mr. Louis G. Caldwell, with whom Messrs. Leon Lauterstein, Emanuel Dannett, and Percy H. Russell, Jr. were on the brief (Mr. Donald C. Beelar entered an appearance), for the Mutual Broadcasting System, Inc., — appellees.

MR. CHIEF JUSTICE STONE delivered the opinion of the Court.

The Federal Communications Commission, by its order of May 2, 1941, as amended by its order of October 11, 1941, promulgated regulations which purport to require the Commission to refuse to grant a license to any broadcasting station which enters into certain defined types of contract with any broadcasting network organization. These regulations, it is alleged, affect adversely appellant's contractual relations...

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