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Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business

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ISBN-10: 047170637X

ISBN-13: 9780471706373

Edition: 2002

Authors: Mark Robichaux

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An inside look at a cable titan and his industry John Malone, hailed as one of the great unsung heroes of our age by some and reviled by others as a ruthless robber baron, is revealed as a bit of both in Cable Cowboy. For more than twenty-five years, Malone has dominated the cable television industry, shaping the world of entertainment and communications, first with his cable company TCI and later with Liberty Media. Written with Malone's unprecedented cooperation, the engaging narrative brings this controversial capitalist and businessman to life. Cable Cowboy is at once a penetrating portrait of Malone's complex persona, and a captivating history of the cable TV industry. Told in a…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/23/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

CHRISTOPHER L. CULP, PhD, is Director of Risk Management Consulting Services, Inc., in Chicago and Bern, Switzerland; Senior Fellow in Financial Regulation at the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., an adjunct professor of finance at The University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business; and an Honorarprofessor (Adjunct Professor) at Unversit+t Bern in the Institut f8r Finanzmanagement. He consults actively in the areas of structured finance and insurance for (re)insurance companies and brokers, corporate users of structured products, asset managers, and law firms. Culp's previous books from Wiley include Risk Transfer: Derivatives in Theory & Practice, The Risk…    

Introduction
License to Steal
Running the Show
Cash Flow
Thrilla in Manila
Overgrown Monster
Cable Cosa Nostra
Five Hundred Channels
Nice Try, My Friend
Chasing Too Many Rabbits?
Dr. Kevorkian
Death of a Cowboy
Trojan Horse?
What Pop Would Have Wanted
Give Me Liberty
Deja Vu
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index