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Me and Ted Against the World The Unauthorized Story of the Founding of CNN

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ISBN-10: 0060197463

ISBN-13: 9780060197469

Edition: 2001

Authors: Reese Schonfeld

List price: $26.00
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From the creator of CNN comes an inside, unauthorised look at the tumultuous launch of the world's first 24-hour, all-news network. Reese Schonfeld designed and founded CNN, but was ditched once the network reached its all-time ratings peak.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/1/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Prologue: Panicsville
Bear Witness
Who Is Ted?
Ted Was Cable Before Cable Was Cool
Whose Idea Was It?
Who Is Me?
Movietone
UPITN: Failure After Failure
Coors Lite News
I Get It Right
"The Two Most Powerful Men in the World"
Last One to Leave, Please Turn Out the Lights
Dial-a-Prayer
Getting the News
Getting the People
Piece by Piece
Grab 'Em by the Eyeballs
"Never Tell Me Anything You Don't Want the Whole World to Know"
Living in a Fish Bowl
Grab 'Em by the Throat
The Greed Factor
Washington
The Sporting Life
"For Every Drop of Blood I Shed, You Will Shed a Barrel"
The Ten O'Clock Follies
Ted Panics
Finding Homes
CNN College
College Life
L.A.
Ted and Louise: Rome
Rehearsals
Opening Day
A VJ's Story
You Boettcher Life
Carper's Hurrah
Conventions
Conventions, Two
Horatio at the Bridge
Road to Damascus
Piracy on the Caribbean Sea
The Ayatollah Holds an Auction
Sandi Freeman
MGM, Grand for CNN
The Great Debate
San Francisco
Reagan Wins, CNN Loses
Reagan Wins, CNN Wins
Katie Couric
Strawberry Fields
We Never Killed Jim Brady
Everybody into the Pool
The Ass Backwards Company
The Pope Gets Shot
The War That Doesn't Happen
Kathleen Sullivan
"He's a Dictator, Just Like Me"
God and Ted
Sadat
Forebodings
Headline News
Stockman Goes to the Woodshed
The Tokyo Blues
The Hoower in the Sky
Air Florida: Favor for Favor
"I'll Mortgage the House"
"If They're Stealing It, Why Don't We Sell It to Them?"
El Salvador
Falklands: Oh, What a Glorious War
Labor Pains
Friends
Caught in the Crossfire
Ted Fires Me
Scorecard
Burt's CNN
You Don't Know What You're Talking About
Bevins Dies Twice, but Only Once for Turner
News 12: The Virtues of Virginity
Ted Wants to Own a Network
"I Should Have Killed Him"
Ted Loses Control
Glory
Food, Food, Glorious Food
A Smart Jewish Guy
I Can't Go Home Again
The Times, They Ain't A-Changin'
CNN, It Ain't A-Succeeding! Why?
Opportunity Lost
Is Ted Going Wacko?
It's Their Party, but I Can Cry If I Want To
The Savior
Is It Good for the News?
Can This Network Be Saved?
Courage
Coda
Index