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DEEP POCKET, SHORT REACH

In the Washington Post, columnist Robert J. Samuelson has suggested that Michael Eisner, the CEO of the Walt Disney Co., pay Michael Ovitz's severance package...

The Tragic Kingdom

At the annual disney shareholders' meeting last week in Minneapolis, Minn., the hefty document that attendees were most eager to get their hands on was not an...

Eisner's Wild, Wild Ride

Never can it be said that Disney chief Michael Eisner misses the small points. Whether it's the fixtures in his company's hotels, the dialogue in a movie script...

One Ear Down ...

How seriously did the Walt Disney Co. take the message that a large chunk of shareholders wanted CEO Michael Eisner to return his keys to the Magic Kingdom? ...

M-I-C ... See Ya Real Soon?

Is this a good time to talk?" Brian Roberts asks. The CEO of Comcast, the largest cable company in the U.S., is on the phone for a quick interview before jetting...

10 Questions for Michael Eisner

It has been a good summer for Disney, with big hits in the multiplexes (Finding Nemo, Pirates of the Caribbean and Freaky Friday) and decent earnings last...

Can Disney's Kingdom Regain its Magic?

No company has treated its CEO more regaly, over the years, than Walt Disney Co. Since landing the top job in 1984, Michael Eisner has collected more than...

Enough Is Enough!

Their features have the strong, distinct contours of cartoon characters: Michael Eisner, with a smooth oval face and a personality as big and buoyant as a Macy's...

Disney's Brain Drain

When a helicopter carrying Frank Wells, president of the Walt Disney Co., crashed in Nevada on Easter Sunday, 1994, Hollywood whispered that the tragedy had...

EASY AS ABC

On that sweet, dry July night in Manhattan, after his board approved creation of the biggest entertainment company in the world, Disney chairman Michael Eisner...

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