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Ted Turner

Business (born 19-Nov-1938)


Ken Auletta. Media Man: Ted Turner's Improbable Empire. New York: W. W. Norton. 2004. 205pp.

Porter Bibb. It Ain't As Easy As It Looks: The Story of Ted Turner and CNN. New York, NY: Crown Publishing Group. 1993. 468pp.

Robert Goldberg; Gerald Jay Goldberg. Citizen Turner: The Wild Rise of an American Tycoon. New York: Harcourt Brace & Company. 1995. 525pp.

Richard Hack. Clash of the Titans: How the Unbridled Ambition of Ted Turner and Rupert Murdoch Has Created Global Empires That Control What We Read and Watch. Beverly Hills, CA: New Millennium Press. 2003. 448pp.

Reese Schonfeld. Me and Ted Against the World: The Unauthorized Story of the Founding of CNN. New York, NY: HarperCollins. 2001. 432pp.

Roger Vaughan. Ted Turner: The Man Behind the Mouth. Sail Books. 1978. 230pp.

Christian Williams. Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way: The Story of Ted Turner. Times Books. 1981. 282pp.


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  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1135)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.712)

  8. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1413)

  9. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.510)

  10. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.576)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.744)

  12. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.112)

  13. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.541)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.3, pp.1702-04)

  15. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, pp.704-06)

  16. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.884)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.274)

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