Martin/Fritts Talk Cancelled

Martin/Fritts Talk Cancelled
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Martin/Fritts Talk Cancelled

The "one-on-one" between FCC Chairman Kevin Martin and NAB President Eddie Fritts at the NAB show has been cancelled.
An NAB spokesman confirmed that Martin will not be attending for personal reasons.
Martin's father passed away last weekend, an FCC staffer confirmed.


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