No. 89-1353.

906 F.2d 752 (1990)

ACTION FOR CHILDREN'S TELEVISION and Office of Communication of the United Church of Christ, Petitioners, v. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION and United States of America, Respondents.

United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.

Decided June 26, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

DeBorah Smith,* Student Counsel, with whom Andrew Jay Schwartzman and Gigi B. Sohn, for Media Access Project, Angela J. Campbell, for Citizens Communications Center, and Henry Geller, Washington, D.C., were on the joint brief, for petitioners. Donna Lampert, Washington, D.C., also entered an appearance, for petitioners.

Sue Ann Preskill, Atty., F.C.C., with whom Robert L. Pettit, Gen. Counsel, F.C.C., Daniel M. Armstrong, Associate Gen. Counsel, F.C.C., James F. Rill, Asst. Atty. Gen., Robert B. Nicholson and Laura Heiser, Attys., U.S. Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., were on the brief, for respondents. C. Grey Pash, Jr. and Diane S. Killory, Washington, D.C., Attys., F.C.C., also entered appearances for the F.C.C.


Opinion for the Court filed by Circuit Judge HARRY T. EDWARDS.

HARRY T. EDWARDS, Circuit Judge:

Petitioners, Action for Children's Television and the Office of Communication of the United Church of Christ (collectively, "ACT/UCC"), seek review of an action of the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC" or "Commission") amending the agency's broadcast application FCC Form 301. See Revision of Application for Construction Permit for Commercial Broadcast...

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