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The Untold Story, a UCC-produced documentary about OC Inc.'s history and its founder, the Rev. Everett Parker.  A short promo is available on YouTube.  The full documentary is on vimeo.

Everett C. Parker video tribute on 50th anniversary of OC Inc.

Biography of Dr. Everett C. Parker by the Museum of Television.

Changing Channels, a full-length book by Kay Mills, describes in detail OC Inc.'s historic effort to challenge the license of WLBT-TV in Jackson, Miss., in the 1960s.

Everett Parker, at age 95, interview with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez on Democracy Now! (March 6, 2008).

National Archives Detailed Synopsis of The Civil Rights Case that Changed Television, by Kay Mills. 

Broadcast Reform Revisited:  Reverend Everett C. Parker and the "Standing" Case (Office of Communication of the United Church of Christ v. FCC), by Robert Horwitz.

United Church of Christ, Office of Communication, Inc. v. Federal Communications Commission, Judge Warren Burger, opinion for U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (1966).  Case where UCC OC Inc. established the right of citizens (and not just corporations) to participate before the Federal Communications Commission. 

United Church of Christ, Office of Communication, Inc. v. Federal Communications Commission, Judge Warren Burger, opinion for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (1969).  Second case in which Judge Burger directs the FCC to take the license of WLBT-TV for its failure to serve the public interest (last case Judge Burger wrote before ascending to the U.S. Supreme Court).

The People's Voice, a documentary about the importance of low power FM radio.

UCC Bouncer Ad that was rejected by broadcast network affiliates for being "too controversial."



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