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Turner, Ted

Overview
Works: 66 works in 151 publications in 5 languages and 10,428 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: HC102.5.T86, B
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Most widely held works about Ted Turner
 
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Gods and generals( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain left behind a quiet life and a career as a college professor to fight for the Union. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a man of great religious faith who served in the defense of the Confederacy. And Gen. Robert E. Lee, who led the Confederate army, was a man who was forced to choose between his loyalty to the United States and his love of the Southern states where he was born and raised. As Chamberlain, Jackson, and Lee are followed through the declaration of war and the battles at Manassas, Antietam, Frederickburg, and Chancellorsville
The racing edge by Ted Turner( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in English and Swedish and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greed : with John Stossel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how the profit motive has spurred civilization's accomplishments. Provides examples that show in order to get money from people, one must provide value for them in return; thus, everybody wins. Interviews profit-motivated people ranging from Ted Turner to small business owners to assembly-line workers. Shows how their self-interest becomes society's gain. Segment 1 covers competition (incentives), scarcity, exchange, comparitive advantage, zero-sum fallacy, and the robber baron myth. Segment 2 covers rules and human behavior, prisoner's dilemma, property rights, the money bowl experiment, and the "commons." Segment 3 covers the definition of greed, income distribution, marginal productivity, junk bonds. corporate takeovers, wealth, and growth
Monday night war : Raw is War vs. WCW Monday Nitro( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1995, two wrestling companies squared off on Monday night television to compete head to head. One one side, Vince McMahon the promoter who created WWE. On the other, WCW, owned by Ted Turner and run by Eric Bischoff. They lay it all on the table
Ted Turner and the news war( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells about the winner-take-all contest between two cable giants - Cable News Network and ABC Group W's Satellite News Channel, the players were CNN's flamboyant president Ted Turner and SNC's Lloyd Werner
A Dialogue, Sagan-Turner : a conversation with Carl Sagan & Ted Turner( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updates a number of themes from the Cosmos television series. Turner and Sagan discuss issues that are vital to our survival: pollution, the greenhouse effect, nuclear weapons, etc. Carl Sagan explains the benefits of our space program, the possibility of time travel, etc
The pop-up book of Captain Planet and the Planeteers( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Planet and the Planeteers battle environmental villains who want to destroy the world. Features pop-up and movable illustrations
Cosmos by Carl Sagan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In A dialogue: Sagan - Turner, Carl Sagan and Ted Turner "discuss the issues that are vital to the survival of our species on the Earth: pollution, the greenhouse effect, and nuclear weapons -- all problems with catastrophic global consequences. Dr. Sagan then explains the many benefits of our space program, the fascinating possibility of time travel, and our search for life on other planets."--Container
Cold War( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam (1954-1958): Vietnam has been divided since the end of French colonial rule. The North is run by communists, the South by anti-communists. Ignoring warnings against involvement in a nationalist struggle, the U.S. commits its armed forces. American protests against the war mount. The U.S. realizes this is not a war it can win
Cold War( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweeping look at nearly five decades of global history, a crystallization of a massive, three-year-long effort helmed by award-winning documentarian Jeremy Isaacs (The World at War). Isaacs's team shot more than 1,000 hours of original footage and gathered archival footage from all over the world to include historically important, and often emotionally stunning, images, many never before seen by an international audience
Portrait of the Soviet Union( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of short segments within broad related categories exploring the geographic regions of the USSR, their cultures, and their peoples, past and present. Also examines the Soviet Union in World War II and traces the political and ideological changes of the Soviet government from Peter the Great, through the 1917 Revolution, and up to today
Cold War( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sputnik (1949-1961): In the mid-'50s, the Soviet Union seems to forge ahead. In October 1957, the first Soviet satellite Sputnik orbits the Earth -- to the dismay and fear of the U.S., frustrated by its own ineffectual space program. In 1961, the Soviets launch Yuri Gagarin into space. America will have to meet the challenge
Cold War( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red Spring (the 1960s): In the Soviet bloc, communist rule stifles ambition and achievement. Soviet defense expenditure cripples economic growth. The young lust for totems of America's youth culture -- blue jeans and rock 'n' roll. In Czechoslovakia, Dubcek attempts limited reform, but in 1968, Soviet force crushes the Prague Spring
Cold War( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wall comes down (1989): Dominoes fall: incredibly quickly, the Soviet bloc breaks up, virtually without bloodshed. First Poland, then Hungary, then East Germany slip away from communist control. Gorbachev makes no effort to hold them back with force. Amid scenes of jubiliation, the hated Berlin Wall comes down
Cold War( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marshall Plan (1947-1952): The U.S. adopts the Truman Doctrine, pledging to defend freedom worldwide. Secretary of State George Marshall plans to bolster economic recovery in Europe. Seeing this as a threat, Stalin forbids his satellites to participate. The world effectively divides
Greed : with John Stossel( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of the relative value for society of accumulated excessive personal wealth as it is distributed through philanthropy or invested in economic progress. Greed is seen as a universal motivation that empowers economic growth for all by responding to the needs of consumers
Ted Turner looks ahead( Visual )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ted Turner, owner of CNN Cable Television, talks about television's future especially in the area of cable television. Emphasis is placed on his concern for the need for quality television
Zeg maar Ted : memoires van een mediamagnaat by Ted Turner( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Dutch and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoires van de Amerikaanse mediamagnaat, oprichter van de nieuwszender CNN
The autobiography of the extraordinary business leader and founder of CNN by Ted Turner( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The candid autobiography of one of the world's most successful, unique, and outspoken personalities of our time. Ted Turner tells his amazing story as only he can
Cheap in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of segments variously describing which group in America gives the most to charity, what kind of people give to charity, why do or don't the rich give and what are the effects on people who give to charity
 
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Gods and generals
Alternative Names
Ted Tarner

Ted Terner

Ted Törner

Ted Turner

Ted Turner Amerikaans ondernemer

Ted Turner empresario estadounidense

Ted Turner entrepreneur américain

Ted Turner imprenditore statunitense

Ted Turner przedsiębiorca amerykański

Ted Turner US-amerikanischer Medienunternehmer

Tedas Terneris amerikiečių verslininkas, filantropas.

Teds Tērners

Turner, R. E. (Robert Edward)

Turner, Robert E. 1938-

Turner, Robert Edward

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Turner, Teddy

Τεντ Τέρνερ

Тед Тарнер

Тед Тернер

Тед Търнър

Тёрнер, Тед

Тэд Цёрнер

Թեդ Թըրներ

טד טרנר

تد ترنر

تد تيرنر

تەد تەرنەر

टेड टर्नर

டெட் டேர்னர்

เท็ด เทอร์เนอร์

테드 터너

ターナー, テッド

テッド・ターナー

泰德·透納

Languages
English (110)

Chinese (10)

Swedish (2)

Korean (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The autobiography of the extraordinary business leader and founder of CNNClash of the titans : how the unbridled ambition of Ted Turner and Rupert Murdoch has created global empires that control what we read and watchMe and Ted against the world : the unauthorized story of the founding of CNNTed Turner : cable television tycoonClash of the titans : how the unbridled ambition of Ted Turner and Rupert Murdoch has created global empires that control what we read and watchTed Turner : it ain't as easy as it looksTed Turner : a biography