Could News Corp lose right to broadcast in the US

Ted Larsen
Wed Jul 20 12:56:24 EDT 2011

Joe: As I recall the Kennedys had something to do with it.
It's not mentioned here

But this is

On 4 September 1985, Murdoch became a naturalized citizen to satisfy the 
legal requirement
 that only US citizens were permitted to own American television stations

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Subject: Re: Could News Corp lose right to broadcast in the US

> On 7/19/2011 12:35 PM, Ted Larsen wrote:
>> And remember News Corp is a U.S. company and Murdoch is a U.S. citizen.
>> As I recall he had to get citizenship during  the flap over owning the 
>> Herald and trying to buy Ch. 25
> And I'd love to know how he managed that.  He didn't have an immigrant's 
> visa, nor had he resided in the US for five years.  Some officials looked 
> the other way for him, I think.
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