Ted Turner

'Mouth of the South'

Former Atlanta Braves owner and CNN founder Ted Turner, a maverick in word and deed, is known the world over for his business, sporting and philanthropic endeavors, from his days as the skipper of the winning America's Cup yacht to his high-profile marriage to Jane Fonda.

ADVERTISING WIZ AND MEDIA TITAN
Turner profileTurning Channel 17 into the Super StationFounding CNN
Going HollywoodFury at AOL-Time Warner mergerLeaving the media
End of an era?Forever a maverick'My beef with big media'
Likens Rupert Murdoch to HitlerHow Fox News beat CNNBurying hatchet?

'CAPTAIN COURAGEOUS' AND SPORTS ENTREPRENEUR
Winning the America's CupBuying the BravesOne-game manager
From Olympic Stadium to Turner FieldBraves not the same without Ted
Goodwill Games: Sparked by boycottHistoryAxed by Time-Warner

CRUSADER, RANCHER, PRIVATE CITIZEN
The Lost TycoonTime's 'Man of the Year"Giving $1 billion to U.N. Video
Starting the Nuclear Threat InitiativeLaunching anti-malaria effort
America's largest private landownerRaising ranchers' suspicions
Creating Ted's Montana Grill85 Turner-owned bison destroyed
Citizen TedTurner, Fonda divorce

THE BEST OF 'THE MOUTH OF THE SOUTH'
Ted Turner quotes: 'If I had any humility I would be perfect'
Global warming: Could 'lead to cannibalism'Turner called 'full of it'
Iraq war: Among history's 'dumbest'Calls insurgents 'patriots'
His critics: A litany of complaintsCatholics, pro-lifers take offense

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