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by Porter Bibb
Porter Bibb is a former White House correspondent for Newsweek and a documentary filmmaker. Ted Turner's life story would make a better movie than many of the old classics he bought the rights to broadcast on his stations.
Porter Bibb is a former White House correspondent for Newsweek and a documentary filmmaker. He is currently a managing director of an investment banking firm in New York City. From allegedly giving a sales pitch in the nude (among other things), to wild speeches in hotel lobbies, winning an incredible number of sailing races, and even his own "Alistair Cooke" style film intros, this guy is full of antics.
What makes him tick? And, perhaps more important, what drives the uncanny business sense that has made him so spectacularly successful? Porter Bibb’s biography delves deep to analyze Ted Turner’s amazing transformation from the upstart known as "The Mouth of the South" to the man Bibb calls "the first honest billionaire in history.
Ted Turner, America's maverick billionaire, is best known as the cable television magnate whose uncanny .
Ted Turner, America's maverick billionaire, is best known as the cable television magnate whose uncanny business sense has made CNN more profitable today than any of the three major networks. Incredibly, no one has written the story of this amazing man. Until no. "It Ain't as Easy as It Looks cuts through the gossip and folk tales to explore the real Ted Turner - the man who has overcome an abusive childhood and manic depression to accomplish more than even he had thought possible - with the depth, perception, and unflinching honesty that are embodied by the man himself.
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Turner, Ted, Businesspeople, Telecommunication, Sports team owners, Sailors, CNN. Publisher. New York : Crown Publishers. Biography of American businessman Ted Turner, discussing his abusive childhood, business career, and personal life.
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The book observed that Turner "discovered his father had sheltered a substantial amount of taxable income over . In the 1993 biography It Ain't As Easy as It Looks by Porter Bibb, Turner discussed his use of lithium and struggles with mental illness.
In the 1993 biography It Ain't As Easy as It Looks by Porter Bibb, Turner discussed his use of lithium and struggles with mental illness. The 1981 biography Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way by Christian Williams chronicles the founding of CNN. In 2008, Turner wrote Call Me Ted, which documents his career and personal life.
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Ted Turner's Amazing Story. In recounting how Robert Edward (& Turner III built a transnational Atlanta-based empire that encompasses a clutch of TV networks (including CNN), the MGM film library, pro sports franchises, movie studios, satellite facilities, and allied assets, Bibb (a former Newsweek correspondent now employed as an investment banker) largely avoids the issue of whether his subject.