9780812967760-0812967763-In All His Glory: The Life and Times of William S. Paley and the Birth of Modern Broadcasting

In All His Glory: The Life and Times of William S. Paley and the Birth of Modern Broadcasting

ISBN-13: 9780812967760
ISBN-10: 0812967763
Author: Smith, Sally Bedell
Publication date: 2002
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Format: Paperback 740 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780812967760
ISBN-10: 0812967763
Author: Smith, Sally Bedell
Publication date: 2002
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Format: Paperback 740 pages

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Acknowledged authors Smith, Sally Bedell wrote In All His Glory: The Life and Times of William S. Paley and the Birth of Modern Broadcasting comprising 740 pages back in 2002. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0812967763 and 9780812967760. Since then In All His Glory: The Life and Times of William S. Paley and the Birth of Modern Broadcasting textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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“He is to American broadcasting as Carnegie was to steel, Ford to automobiles, Luce to publishing, and Ruth to baseball,” wrote The New York Times of Willian S. Paley—the man who built CBS, the “Tiffany Network.” Sally Bedell Smith’s In All His Glory takes a hard look at Paley and the perfect world he created for himself, revealing the extraordinary complexity of the man who let nothing get in the way of his vast ambitions. Tracing his life from Chicago, where Paley was born to a family of cigar makers, to the glamorous haunts of Manhattan, Smith shows us the shrewd, demanding egoist, the hedonist pursuing every form of pleasure, the corporate strongman famous for his energy and ruthlessness.

Drawing on highly placed CBS sources and hundreds of interviews, and with a supporting cast of such glittering figures as Truman Capote, Slim Keith, Jock Whitney, Ted Turner, David Sarnoff, Brooke Astor and a parade of Paley’s humiliated heirs, In All His Glory is a richly textured story of business, power and social ambition.

Praise for In All His Glory

“A sweeping study of the emergence of broadcasting, the American immigrant experience, and the ravenous personal and professional tastes of Paley as he charmed and clawed his way to the top of society.”Los Angeles Times

“Riveting…packed with revelations, rich in radio and TV lore, sprinkled with intrigues, glitz, and wheeling and dealing at the highest levels of media and government.”Publishers Weekly

“An impressive, meticulously researched work of broadcast history as well as a piquant glimpse inside CBS’s corporate culture.”Time

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