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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...

Ted Turner Publicly Endorses Hillary

http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2016/10/10/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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Grads urged to find passion

LaGrange Daily News Grads urged to find passion Environmentalist charges students to make difference May 23, 2016 LaGRANGE — Environmental advocate Laura Turner Seydel encouraged LaGrange College’s Class of 2016 to find their true passion and to make a difference....

Bison making a huge and tasty comeback

The North American bison is back. President Obama named it the official national mammal of the United States by signing the National Bison Legacy Act into law on May 9. Once roaming freely from the Appalachian Mountains to Yellowstone National Park, it’s estimated...

Bison Bison Bison

The New Yorker Bison Bison Bison By Elif Bautman On Monday, President Obama signed legislation honoring the American bison, also known as the buffalo, as this country’s first national mammal. In temperament, physique, and symbolism, it is difficult to imagine a...