Book Discussion on Media Man: Ted Turner's Improbable Empire

Mr. Auletta talked about his book Media Man: Ted Turner’s Improbable Empire, published by W. W. Norton and Company. He… read more

Mr. Auletta talked about his book Media Man: Ted Turner’s Improbable Empire, published by W. W. Norton and Company. He spoke about some of the major events in Ted Turner’s television career, such as the transformation of the MGM film library, the founding of a UHF local channel in suburban Atlanta, Georgia, and the creation of several cable channels, including CNN. Mr. Auletta also discussed Turner’s personal life including his childhood, his education at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and his marriage and subsequent divorce from actress Jane Fonda. close

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  • Auletta, Ken Columnist New Yorker Magazine->Telecommunications
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Nov 21, 2004
Last Aired:
Apr 10, 2005

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  • Nov 21, 2004 | 10:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 06, 2005 | 12:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Apr 06, 2005 | 9:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 10, 2005 | 9:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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