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TURNER, Ted [*1938-?] -- American media mogul, philanthropist

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né TURNER, Robert Edward III

In a move he hoped would encourage philanthropy in other wealthy individuals, media mogul Ted Turner announced plans to donate $1 billion to the United Nations for humanitarian programs.  -30-
 

Chronology

1976
Purchase of Atlanta Braves baseball team
1977
Skippered Courageous to America's Cup win
1979
WTBS, cable's first "super station"
1980
CNN launched, cable's first 24-hour news format
1980
Loses America's cup
1985
Turner conceives the Goodwill Games, a quadrennial multi-sport international competition, in partnership with the former USSR.
1991
Time Man of Year
1997
Turner pledges $1 billion in unprecedented philanthropic gift. US is $1.5 billion in arrears.

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  • Spouse: ¤FONDA, Jane (Seymour) [*1937-?] American film actress

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1991 Time Person of the Year

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