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Genachowski To Head Delegation To Auschwitz

The FCC announced Tuesday (Jan. 26) that chairman Julius
Genachowski has been named to head the presidential delegation to Poland to mark the 65th anniversary of the
liberation of Auschwitz, the Nazi death camp
there. 

The commemoration is scheduled for tomorrow (Jan. 27) in Krakow.

Genachwoski's great grandmother was killed at Auschwitz and
his father fled Belgium
before the war.

The White House announced that they had selected Genachowski
Tuesday.  He and the president were
friends at Harvard
Law School.

John Eggerton
John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.