CNN to profile Ted Turner on Sunday, Nov 24

22 Nov,2013

By A Correspondent

 

Want to know about innovator, visionary, trailblazer and the founder of CNN Ted Turner? Well, just watch – what else – CNN itself. Mr Turner is the subject of a 60-minute profile encompassing his remarkable life and achievements. Reported by CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer, Ted Turner: The Maverick Man explores Mr Turner’s difficult early years, his extraordinary career, his legendary America’s Cup win, Turner’s historic humanitarian and cable television legacies – and everything in between. The documentary will air on Sunday, November 24 at 4.30pm IST.

 

The film features first-hand accounts from Turner on founding his first “Super Station” and rapidly transforming that venture into a global media company. Of CNN’s ground-breaking, enterprising broadcast coverage of the 1991 Iraq War, Turner reflected it as still the “greatest scoop in the history of journalism.”

 

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