Beating the odds: the untold story behind the rise of ABC : the stars, struggles, and egos that transformed network television by the man who made it happen

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Scribner, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 495 pages
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The last of the three great pioneers of broadcasting, Leonard Goldenson, CEO of ABC, now tells his life story. A creative genius, Goldenson mastered the movie industry, acquired ABC and built it into the number-one network, and finally bowed out triumphantly, preserving his company from hostile takeovers by merging it with Capital Cities. 16 photographs.

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In some ways this anecdotal autobiography by ABC mogul Goldenson is disappointing. (He is now chair of the executive committee of ABC and director of Capital Cities/ABC). The editorial device of ... Read full review

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