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Captain Outrageous Opens Fire

"Okay, wow!" exclaimed a slightly flustered Ted Turner, as though he could hardly believe the audacity of what he was about to propose. Facing a bright battery...

Turner Takes On Hollywood

Not for nothing did Ted Turner earn the nickname Captain Courageous in his sailing days. As skipper of the yacht Courageous, which won the 1977 America's Cup, he...

Giving On A Global Scale: Ted Turner

Some of his fellow big-dollar donors have privately equated CNN founder and Time Warner vice chairman Ted Turner's philanthropic choices--in particular his...

TED TURNER: PUTTING HIS MONEY...

Ted Turner was on a plane headed for New York City to address a U.N. Association dinner last week when he decided to give away $1 billion. Looking over...

HANDS ACROSS THE CABLE

THE PRIZE UP FOR GRABS, TED Turner's cable empire, was so enviable that two of America's most fearsome bosses tried to make pre-emptive bids for it. Both made...

HUNTING SEASON OVER?

The courtship had all the frenzied twists of a Looney Tunes cartoon--or CNN's Gulf War coverage. For nearly a month, with the world looking on, Time Warner...

Spectator: Ted Goes Hollywood II

It used to be that whenever Ted Turner announced he was launching or buying some new enterprise, the expert consensus was reflexively dubious -- Turner was...

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