Ernest Moniz named next CEO of Nuclear Threat Initiative

After 16 years, Sam Nunn is bowing out as chief executive of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, the anti-proliferation group he helped create after his lengthy career in the U.S. Senate, it was announced this morning. Replacing the 78-year-old Nunn will be Ernest Moniz, former U.S. secretary of energy during the Obama administration. Nunn will remain […]

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Ted’s Montana Grill on Dr. Oz

Bison: The Guilt-Free Meat You Should Be Eating Dr. Oz reveals a juicy burger that’s made from a healthy meat many people aren’t having. Then, food journalist Larry Olmsted investigates why this beef alternative is worth trying. Video:

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NBC Sports’ latest film details Ted Turner’s 1977 Courageous victory

USA Today Ted Turner’s Atlanta Braves suffered through its second dreadful season under his ownership, even losing the game he broke Major League Baseball’s decades’ old rule that barred owners from serving as managers in 1977. While the Mouth of the South had run afoul of the baseball rules and was even issued a one-year […]

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Ted Turner: In His Own Words

Mountain Outlaw Magazine By: JOSEPH T. O’CONNOR To many, Ted Turner, the adopted Montanan dwelling in our own backyard, is a bit of a mystery, a man who has led two lives. The Cincinnati, Ohio, native cut his teeth on business ventures of near-epic proportions. He founded the CNN and TBS television networks, owned the […]

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The Spirit of Giving

THE ATLANTAN The Spirit of Giving Turner’s Grandson John R. Seydel Recognized By Sierra Cortner, Maggie Dillard, Helena Kontos, Ashton Pike and Phebe Wahl Lovette Russell portrait and Sally Dorsey portrait by Sarah Dorio 10.27.16   Our town is teeming with philanthropic powerhouses that champion causes ranging from health to homelessness to arts education and […]

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Ted Turner Publicly Endorses Hillary

Ted Turner: From one billionaire to another, Donald, I prefer Hillary The following endorsement in the 2016 presidential contest has arrived from the desk Ted Turner, the man who remade television and, though the team may have forgotten he existed, rescued the Atlanta Braves from obscurity: Throughout my career as a businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, sportsman, and […]

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Big House on the Prairie

Forbes Big House on the Prairie By Ann Abel When Ted Turner was a boy in Savannah, Ga., he loved to hunt and fish. After he was turned in to the local police for shooting a squirrel on a neighbor’s property with a BB gun and fined by a judge, he had an epiphany. “I […]

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Taking over America’s largest private estate

THE TELEGRAPH By Claire Wrathall July 20, 2016 Like so many tycoons, Ted Turner, the founder of CNN (among other media, energy and hospitality enterprises), is a man of no little property. He owns a staggering two million acres of land, and since 1987, when he purchased the Bar None Ranch in Montana, has acquired […]

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Ted Turner Receives Forbes 400 Lifetime Award

NEW YORK (June 8, 2016) – Today, Forbes hosts its fifth annual Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy under the theme “Moonshots — Big Bets for Social Change.”  This exclusive event brings together 200 of the world’s leading philanthropists, social entrepreneurs and business leaders for a critical discussion on how to apply wealth and resources to solve […]

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Deal of the Year

The Land Report 2015 Deal of the Year By Eric O’Keefe STANDING BUTTE RANCH An extraordinary swath of Great Plains native prairie was days away from auction. Then Ted Turner stepped up. Click here for the Land Report article (pages 72-76).

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