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Ted Turner
Ted Turner

Born in Cincinnati but a resident of Atlanta for most of his life, Ted Turner’s talent as an entrepreneur was evident even as a young child. He had always dreamed of being in the television business and realized his dream when he launched CNN, which was the first station to carry news 24 hours a day, seven days a week. CNN International followed five years later and broadcasts in 210 cou…

Date of Birth: November 19, 1938


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"In 20 short years, by all the surveys, we became the world's most respected news source. The New York Times had been there for 100 years. We did it in 20," Ted Turner
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News   

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"I consider this movement part of the human rights movement, ... Everybody is entitled to an equal chance in life. ... I'm going to keep pressing so everyone has an equal chance in the world. There's still a lot of work to do, and we'll keep doing it." Ted Turner
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"It's just hypocrisy in my opinion for us, with our 30,000 nuclear weapons, to tell other small countries -- some small countries, it's OK for others; I don't think we've ever said anything about Israel's nuclear weapons -- but I don't see how we can say anything about anybody when we've got so many ourselves." Ted Turner
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Hypocrisy   

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"Sports is like a war without the killing." Ted Turner
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American Businessman    Killing   

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"She's not yet an icon. But she's approaching icon status." Ted Turner
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"My son is now an ""entrepreneur."" That's what you're called when you don't have a job." Ted Turner
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"I don't know what the deal is ... I told my caddie, 'Tomorrow, you line me up,'" Ted Turner
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"Once again, victims of disaster have turned to the UN and the international community in their time of need. The world needs the UN's leadership in these times, and the UN needs the world's support. We are communicating with the UN and its agencies to learn where UN Foundation funds may be of greatest assistance to the UN's relief efforts." Ted Turner
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Community   

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"When you lose small businesses, you lose big ideas. People who own their own businesses are their own bosses. They are independent thinkers. They know they can't compete by imitating the big guys; they have to innovate. So they are less obsessed with earnings than they are with ideas." Ted Turner
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Big Guys    Earnings    Small Businesses   

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"I'd say the chances are about 50-50 that humanity will be extinct or nearly extinct within 50 years. Weapons of mass destruction, disease, I mean this global warming is scaring the living daylights out of me." Ted Turner
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Global Warming    Weapons Of Mass Destruction   

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"The United States has got some of the dumbest people in the world. I want you to know that we know that." Ted Turner
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American Businessman    People   

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"Every day we are confronted with more news and information than we can handle, ... CNN Custom News will ensure that Internet users are not overwhelmed by this information." Ted Turner
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Custom   

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"We've still got a lot of people alive and houses still standing, ... Hopefully global warming can still be mitigated, but we have got to take a lot of steps. We have to move fast. And we have to move now." Ted Turner
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Global Warming   

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"Over a three year period, I gave away half of what I had. To be honest, my hands shook as I signed it away. I knew I was taking myself out of the race to be the richest man in the world." Ted Turner
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American Businessman   

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"I admire Steve Case's decision to put our company and its employees first, and I am delighted that he will remain on the board and be active because frankly, we really need his experience and vision." Ted Turner
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Company   

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"Just because your ratings are bigger doesn't mean you're better." Ted Turner
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"You should set goals beyond your reach so you always have something to live for." Ted Turner
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American Businessman   

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"War has been good to me from a financial standpoint but I don't want to make money that way. I don't want blood money." Ted Turner
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American Businessman   

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"The world and life have been mighty good to me. And I want to put something back." Ted Turner
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"There's an awful lot of superfluous news, the pervert of the day and someone that shot seven people at a fraternity party. Who needs it all?" Ted Turner
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"Stopping terrorists from acquiring nuclear weapons boils down to one top priority: stopping them from getting nuclear bomb-making materials," Ted Turner
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Nuclear Weapons    Terrorists   





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