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Document Details


Title: Bob Magness
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Cable Center. Barco Library. Special Collections
Collection: Cable Center Oral History Collection
Description: He assembled the largest and what many consider the finest herd of Arabian horses in the world, patiently breeding, raising and trading the magnificent animals over decades. With the same persistence, he built the largest cable TV company in the world, hiring a young manager who would become the industry's premiere deal maker and working with him to create an empire that includes cable systems, technology ventures and some of the best known programming services on television.
URL: http://www.cablecenter.org/education/library/oralHistoryDetails.cfm?id=238
Original Language: English
Speaker: Magness, Bob, 1924-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 3-Jun-1924
Speaker place of birth: Oklahoma; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Broadcasting executive; Business executive; Military personnel
Document date: Undated
Interviewer: Smith, E. Stratford, 1916-
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Broadcasting; Cable television--United States; North America; Oral history; Telecommunication cables; United States
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: OHI0033764-37048