Commonwealth National Podcast

Ted Turner: The Legendary Maverick Tells All (11/19/2008)


Ted Turner, Media Mogul; Founder, CNN; Owner, Atlanta Braves; Philanthropist; Author, Call Me Ted
In Conversation with Phil Bronstein, Executive Vice President and Editor at Large, San Francisco Chronicle

Turner’s life is the stuff of legend. But what drives him? Now, for the first time, the businessman shares his personal story. From his difficult childhood to his hard-partying college life, from the surprise success of CNN to the drama of the AOL/Time Warner deal, and how he went from being a billboard salesman to becoming the largest private landowner in the country, Turner spares no details.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience on November 19, 2008.