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Document Details


Title: Alan Gerry
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Cable Center. Barco Library. Special Collections
Collection: Cable Center Oral History Collection
Description: High school dropout and ex-Marine, Mr. Gerry primary interest was electronics. Following technical school, he began with a TV sales and repair business, and founded and built Liberty Video, later to become Cablevision Industries, Inc. This cable empire became the 8th largest MSO in the United States and was sold to Time Warner in 1996 for approximately $2.8 billion. Mr. Gerry is a cable pioneer, entrepreneur, and a generous philanthropist. His philanthropic giving spans cable, medicine, and the fine arts.
URL: http://www.cablecenter.org/education/library/oralHistoryDetails.cfm?id=95
Original Language: English
Video: [Video available]
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Gerry, Alan, 1929-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 24-Dec-1929
Speaker place of birth: United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Broadcasting executive; Business executive
Document date: Undated
Interviewer: Southwick, Tom
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Broadcasting; Cable television--United States; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Telecommunication cables; United States
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: OHI0033744-37023