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Nicholas Johnson, Test Pattern for Living

Nicholas Johnson, Test Pattern for Living

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Test Pattern for Living 
 Nicholas Johnson
CONTENTSNicholas JohnsonTest Pattern for Living
A Twentieth-CenturyGuide to Coping with Life,Liberty and the Pursuitof Happiness -- WithoutDropping Out
"A great many Americans have been searching for some new meaning in their  personal lives during the past few years. You may be among them. I am.
 
"I am also a federal official who's concerned about the national consequencesof our failure to provide the quality of life that would permit us to attain moreof our full potential.
 
"No one -- save fanatics and corporate profiteers -- represents that he has"the" answer. Your answer must be found for you and by you.
 
"At the same time, it seems to me we ought to share with each other suchincomplete and imperfect insights as we've evolved. We ought to help eachother. We damn sure aren't getting any help from Big Business, BigBroadcasting, or Big Government."
 
-- NICHOLAS JOHNSON
 
Federal Communications Commissioner 
 
ToAmerica:the people, the land, the dream and the possibility it may all yet come trueI am waiting for someone
 
to really discover America.
 
-- Lawrence FerlinghettiIt was the inevitability of America that stirred . . . [Tom Paine] most; here wasa new breed of men, not out of blood nor class nor birth, but out of a promise
 
 pure and simple; and the promise when summed up, when whittled down,when made positive and negative, shorn of all the great frame of mountains,rivers, and valleys, was freedom, and no more and no less than that.
 
-- Howard Fast
 
Citizen Tom Paine
 
Test Pattern for Living
Nicholas Johnson
BANTAM BOOKSTORONTO NEW YORK LONDONA NATIONAL GENERAL COMPANY
 
TEST PATTERN FOR LIVING
 A Bantam Book / published September 1972 Back cover photo [of Nicholas Johnson] by Jim Palmer, Wide World Photo All rights reserved.Copyright © 1972 by Bantam Books, Inc. Portions of this book were previously published by TheUniversity of California Press. Copyright © 1971 byThe Regents of The University of California.This book may not be reproduced in whole or in part, bymimeograph or any other means, without permission. For information address: Bantam Books, Inc.The copyright notices are listed below and on pages v and viwhich constitute an extension of this copyright page: Excerpts from poems by Mason Williams. From
The Mason Williams FCCRapport
. Copyright © 1969 by Mason Williams. Reprinted by permission of  Liveright Publishers, New York.
 
 Excerpt from "I Am Waiting," by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. From his
A ConeyIsland of the Mind
. Copyright © 1955, 1958 by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corporation.
 
 Excerpt from "Hungry Freaks, Daddy," by Frank Zappa. Copyright © 1967 by Frank Zappa Music, Inc. and reprinted with their permission.
 
 Excerpt from "Don't It Make You Wanna Go Home," by Joe South. Copyright © 1969 by Lowery Music Co., Inc. and reprinted with their permission.
 
 Excerpt from "Talk" by Yevegeny Yevtushenko from
Yevtushenko: SelectedPoems
translated by Robin Milner-Gulland and Peter Levi, S.J. Copyright ©
 
1962 by Robin Milner-Gulland and Peter Levi. Reprinted by permission of  Penguin Books, Ltd., London.
 
 Excerpt from "The World is a Beautiful Place . . ." by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. From his
A Coney Island of the Mind
. Copyright © 1955, 1958 by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corporation and Laurence P. Pollinger, Ltd., London.
 
 Excerpt from "Monster," by John Edmonton, John Day and Nick St. Nicholas. Copyright © 1970 by Trousdale Music Publishers, Inc. and reprinted with their permission.
 
 Excerpt from "I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixing-To-Die-Rag," by Joe McDonald.Copyright © 1968 by Tradition Music and reprinted with their permission.
 
 Excerpt from "Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved," by J. Brown, B. Byrd and  R. Lenhoff. Copyright © 1970 by Crited Music, Inc. Reprinted by permissionof Unichappell Music, Inc.
 
 Excerpts from Paul Swatek. From his
The User's Guide to the Protection of the Environment
. Copyright © 1970 by Paul Swatek.
 
 Reprinted by permission of Ballentine Books, Inc. All rights reserved.
 
 Excerpt from "What Have They Done to My Song, Ma," by Melanie Safka.Copyright © 1970 by Kama Rippa Music, Inc. and Amelanie Music. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Kama Rippa Music, Inc.
 
 Excerpt from "Put Your Hand in the Hand," by Gene MacLellan. Copyright © 1970 by Beechwood Music of Canada. All rights for U.S. assigned to Beechwood Music Corporation and reprinted with their permission.
 
 Excerpt from poem by Henry David Thoreau. From
The Portable Thoreau
 ,edited by C. Bode. Copyright © 1947 by The Viking Press, Inc. and reprinted with their permission.
 
 Excerpt from "Goodbye and Hello," by Tim Buckley. Copyright © 1968 byThird Story Music, Inc. and reprinted with their permission. All rightsreserved.
 
 Excerpt from "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised," by Gil Scott-Heron.Copyright © 1970 by Bob Thiele Music, Ltd. and reprinted with their  permission.
 
 Excerpt from "On Teevee," by Eve Merriam. From her 
The Inner CityMother Goose
. Copyright © 1969 by Eve Merriam. Reprinted by permissionof International Famous Agency.
 
 Excerpt from "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," by Mick Jagger and Keith Richard. Copyright © 1962 by Abkco Music, Inc. and reprinted with their  permission. All rights reserved. International Copyright Secured.
 
 Excerpt from "Woodstock," by Joni Mitchell. Copyright © 1969 by Siquomb

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