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Paley says he's retiring, honest "I'm like a father with a child, and I want it to succeed when I'm gone." —William S. Paley He is one of broadcast...

BROADCASTING: Small Change at CBS

CBS without William S. Paley? Archie Bunker should sooner be sans scowl, Kojak minus his shiny pate. True, last week the company's founder and guiding...

CORPORATIONS: Behind the Purge at CBS

At 11 one morning last week, the directors of CBS Inc. walked into the 35th-floor boardroom of the company's headquarters tower in mid-Manhattan for their...

Radio: Paley's Comet

Like a triumphant general retiring to winter quarters, CBS Board Chairman William S. Paley last week stepped aboard a plane bound for Jamaica, B.W.I. Before he...

Radio: CBS Shake-Up

"My imagination went wild over the possibilities of radio. But wild as it went, it didn't go wild enough to keep up with the realities." In 18 years, William S...

Radio: The Noes Have It

Radio got a good talking-to last week from an experienced and earnest man, CBS Chairman William S. Paley. He jabbed his points home hard, but it was like...

Radio: Rather Casual

Two more scalps dangled from CBS' belt this week when NBC's Red Skelton signed with the younger network. In an earlier foray CBS's William S. Paley, operating as...

COMMUNICATIONS: Corporate Counterpoint

Corporate Counterpoint Huge Radio Corp. of America not only makes music on the air through National Broadcasting Co. but also sells its patrons radio sets,...

Books: Small-Screen View of a Titan

IN ALL HIS GLORY: THE LIFE OF WILLIAM S. PALEY by Sally Bedell Smith; Simon & Schuster; 782 pages; $29.95 In the summer of 1927, Sam Paley, a Philadelphia cigar...

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