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Government Documents: FCC & FTC

International, Federal, State, and Local, Government Documents at the Morrow Library of Marshall University

About the FCC

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), established in 1934, regulates interstate and international communications such as television, radio, cable, and telephones. Its functions were previously handled by the Department of Commerce and Labor.

About the FTC

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) was established in 1914. It enforces laws relating to anti-competitiveness, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and other consumer protection laws.

Internet Resources

FCC Website

Records of the FCC at NARA - Administrative history of FCC and list of FCC records held at the National Archives.

FCC Blog

FTC Website