In all his glory: the life of William S. Paley, the legendary tycoon and his brilliant circle

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Simon and Schuster, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 782 pages
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A close-up of the powerful William S. Paley, who built CBS and charmed New York Society with his beautiful wife, Babe. From this humble beginning to his loss of power and his network's fall from grace, this work captures the man behind the scenes--deal maker, image maker, hedonist supreme-- in his steely glory.

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If you are a student of 20th Century and are interested in how the electronic age came about, In All His Glory is required reading. Not only do you get the biography of William S Paley, you also get ... Read full review

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I didn't think this would interest me....but it was very interesting.A review of history from 1940to 1980. Paley an selfish but talented man who hung on too long and could never exalt those who helped ... Read full review



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About the author (1990)

Sally Bedell Smith is the author of "Grace and Power: The Private World of the Kennedy White House, Diana in Search of Herself: Portrait of a Troubled Princess, Reflected Glory: The Life of Pamela Churchill Harriman," and "In All His Glory: The Life and Times of William S. Paley and the Birth of Modern Broadcasting," A contributing editor at "Vanity Fair" since 1996, she previously worked at "Time" and "The New York Times," where she was a cultural news reporter. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Stephen. They have three grown children.

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