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Memorial for Marks

A memorial service will be held for verteran communications attorney Leonard Marks Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 4 p.m. at the St. Albans school on the grounds of the Washington National Cathedral, according to Roy Russo, a partner in the law firm Marks helped start.

Marks, 90, who died Aug. 11, was a founder of Cohn and Marks and former head of the United States Information Agency under President Johnson.

Those wishing to attend the service should RSVP by mail at 1920 N Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington DC 20036-1622, by phone at (202) 293-3860, or by email to

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.