History

The Untold Story

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

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

Biography of Dr. Everett C. Parker

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

Changing Channels by Kay Mills

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 C. Parker Interview

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

Book by Kay Mills

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

Broadcast Reform Revisited

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.

Opinion for U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

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.

Opinion for U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

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).

UCC OC Inc.'s YouTube Channel

UCC OC Inc.’s YouTube channel, including a huge variety of video clips, including about Dr. Parker and the Parker Lecture.

The People's Voice

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

UCC Bouncer Ad

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

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