242Jun 21, 2013
Book Discussion on Last Stand
Todd Wilkinson talked about his book, Last Stand: Ted Turner’s Quest to Save A Troubled Planet, in which he presents a biography of CNN founder Ted Turner and his political involvement ...
2,567May 4, 2011
Book Discussion on Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!
In his novel Ralph Nader imagines placing seventeen billionaires in one room to solve the country’s problems, from the redevelopment of New Orleans to a reassessment of corporate citizenry and ...
8,772Apr 19, 2011
Renewable and Alternative Energy
CNN Founder Ted Turner and energy entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens spoke about energy policy. They talked about their renewable and alternative energy initiatives, including solar and wind ...
839Aug 21, 2010
Ted Turner, T. Boone Pickens, James Cameron, and two renewable energy executives talked about their prescription for the growth of renewable energy. They emphasized the political and financial ...
156Nov 18, 2008
Future of Journalism
Ted Turner talked about the future of media and the telecommunications industry. He is a media entrepreneur and philanthropist who started CNN, Turner Broadcasting, and a many other ...
142Jun 1, 2008
Sunday Book & Author Breakfast
John Hodgman talked about his book, his comedy routine, and the novel Dune by Frank Herbert. The panel talked about the media, specifically the 24-hour news cycle, book publishers, the ...
51Oct 9, 2006
Our Common Future
Entrepreneur Ted Turner discussed his life experiences in cable television, as a professional sports team owner, and as a philanthropist, in an address titled “Our Common Future.” He ...
238Oct 21, 2005
Perestroika 20th Anniversary
International dignitaries commemorated the 20th anniversary of “perestroika” in the USSR with a symposium and gala hosted by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. The dinner ...
88Jun 29, 2005
Energy and Environmental Issues
Former President Bill Clinton and Ted Turner engaged in a discussion of energy and environmental issues, moderated by former Sen. Timothy E. Wirth. After the discussion they responded to ...
437Apr 25, 2004
March for Women's Lives
Politicians, celebrities, and others spoke in support of women’s rights around the world, including family planning, education, and human rights. They also supported the preservation of ...
30Jun 5, 2003
Television Academy Trustees Awards Dinner
The National Academy of Television of Arts and Sciences presented its Trustees' Award to Comcast founder Ralph Roberts. Musical numbers were performed by the Keystone State Boys ...
16Mar 13, 2001
Our Common Future
Ted Turner, Vice Chairman of AOL-Time Warner, spoke to students at the Harvard Law School Forum. He talked about his work on reducing nuclear weapons, but also took questions from the students ...
34Jan 8, 2001
Mr. Turner and Senator Nunn announced the formation of the Nuclear Threat Initiative and spoke about efforts to curb nuclear proliferation and ensure greater safety for existing nuclear ...
44Jan 10, 2000
America Online and Time-Warner Merger
Company officials announced a proposed merger between Time Warner and America Online. They said that the merger would offer limitless ways to develop new Internet content and cross-promote ...
28May 8, 1999
University of Georgia Commencement
Mr. Turner spoke to graduates about the importance of time, imploring them not to waste time and to keep informed. He told them that family should come first before career and that money ...
27Jan 15, 1997
Cable Industry Issues
Mr. Turner talked about issues facing the cable television industry in 1997. He spoke in his capacity as this year’s president of the National Cable Television ...
31Apr 29, 1996
The Future of Cable Television
The panelists talked about plans for the future of their telecommunications companies. They focused on the increasing variety of services becoming available to customers, as well as the issues ...
17Feb 29, 1996
Television Ratings System
After meeting with President Clinton and Vice President Gore, Mr. Valenti and television industry executives briefed reporters on a television ratings system which they promised to implement ...
13Oct 10, 1995
Technology Corps Creation
After meeting with several media industry and education leaders, Vice President Gore and President Clinton talked about the importance of cooperation between the public and private sectors in ...
24Oct 10, 1995
Mr. Turner spoke about his pioneering career in the development of the cable television industry. He emphasized that a life devoted to personal and the public interest is the key to ...
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