As the brainchild behind the Cable News Network, Ted Turnerrevolutionized the television industry by introducing a 24-hournews station. Dubbed "Terrible Ted" for his apparent disregard forthe rules, he turned sharp business savvy into a globalcommunications empire that has made him one of the wealthiest-andmost powerful figures in the business. This unique biography, thelatest in the bestselling Speaks series, presents the differentshades of this colorful personality by bringing together originalTurner quotes from newscasts, interviews, and articles.Janet Lowe (Del Mar, CA) is the author of the bestselling/Ispeaks/N series, including /IWarrenBuffett Speaks, Jack WelchSpeaks, Bill Gates Speaks,/N and /IOprah Winfrey Speaks./N Shehaswritten for /Inewsweek/N, the /ILos Angeles Times/N, and the/IChristian Science Monitor./N
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About the Author
JANET LOWE is the author of the bestselling Warren Buffett Speaks, Bill Gates Speaks, and Jack Welch Speaks (all available from Wiley). Her articles have appeared in Newsweek, the Christian Science Monitor, the Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Ms. Lowe lives in Del Mar, California, with her husband, Austin Lynas.
Table of Contents
Partial table of contents:LESSONS FROM SAILING.Fastnet.Keep Going.Fight Like an Underdog.Have Fun.A SCARED, SCRAPPY KID.Ed's Boy.The Terrible Cadet.Jimmy Brown.The Brief Goodbye.IT'S ADVERTISING, STUPID.Learn as You Go.Accept No Limits.THE BRAT WHO ATE ATLANTA.Redefine the Question.I Was Cable When Cable Wasn't Cool.SEIZE THE TECHNOLOGY.Changing Television Forever.Ride the Leading Edge.A SPORTS EMPIRE.Throwing Heat.The Goodwill Games.THE NEXT BIG THING.Challenge Up.Time-Warner.THE TURNER STYLE.Study the Past, Live in the Future.Power.Fame.THE DEMON WITHIN.Feeling a Little Wacko.A High Maintenance Guy.FAMILY VALUES.She Ain't Much, But She's All I Got.Doing the Right Thing.THE RETURN TO IDEALISM.I Love Everything.Give Me Land, Lots of Land.The Quest for Peace.One Billion at a Time.Life is Nice.Time Line.End Notes.