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In All His Glory: The Life of William S. Paley

Sally Bedell Smith

In All His Glory: The Life of William S. Paley

The Legendary Tycoon and His Brilliant Circle

by Sally Bedell Smith

  • 110 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Touchstone Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Television - General,
  • Broadcasting,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Television broadcasting,
  • General,
  • Biography,
  • Businessmen

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7664171M
    ISBN 10067174917X
    ISBN 109780671749170

    Relying on many of the same sources but without the sour bite of Christopher Ogden's Harriman biography, Smith (In All His Glory: William S. Paley, ) gives us a portrait of a woman who has left many wounded in her wake (including her neglected son), but who has spent her life, as she wanted to, at the center of power and : Sally Bedell Smith. In all his glory: the life of William S. Paley, the legendary tycoon and his brilliant circle. [Sally Bedell Smith] -- A biography of television's greatest tycoon, tracing his public and private life and business triumphs. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of .

    But in her new book In All His Glory: The Life of William S. Paley, Sally Bedell Smith proves beyond any doubt that Paley was more adept at personifying his self-created legend than he was at. Praise for In All His Glory: The Life of William S. Paley "A sweeping study of the emergence of broadcasting, the American immigrant experience, and the ravenous personal and professional tastes of Paley as he charmed and clawed his way to the top of society."–Los Angeles Times Praise for Reflected Glory: The Life of Pamela Churchill Harriman.

    “In All His Glory” persuades me that William S. Paley is in that group. One may easily admire him for the willpower, craftiness and luck that enabled him to dominate the Columbia Broadcasting. Title: In All His Glory: The Life and Times of William S. Paley and the Birth of Modern Broadcasting Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, 9 X 6 X in Shipping dimensions: pages, 9 X 6 X in Published: November 5, Publisher: Random House Publishing Group Language: English.


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Paley, I'm looking at a review by Pat Guy in USA Today, and these are his words, "For despite his many gifts, Paley was cruel, insecure, petulant and greedy as well as a hypochondriac, scene-stealer and a womanizer.".

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Tracing his life from Chicago, where Paley was born to a family of cigar makers, to the glamorous haunts of Manhattan, Smith shows us the shrewd, demanding egoist, the hedonist.

IN ALL HIS GLORY The Life of William S. Paley by Sally Bedell Smith (Simon & Schuster, p.) effectively, brutally and with enormous skill debunks the stubborn myths about the fabled CBS chairman as the media pioneer whose intellect, taste, business acumen and programming skill created one of the greatest television networks of all times.

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Tracing his life from Chicago, where Paley was born to a family of cigar makers, to the glamorous haunts of Manhattan, Smith shows us the shrewd, demanding egoist, the hedonist /5(5).

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PALEY. by Sally Bedell Smith; Simon & Schuster; pages; $ In the summer ofSam Paley, a Philadelphia cigar manufacturer, paid $50 a week to a fledgling local radio station to air The La Palina Hour, a musical-variety show that would advertise his.

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Former New York Times media reporter, Sally Bedell Smith, discussed her new book, In All His Glory: The Life of William S. Paley: The Legendary Tycoon.Sally Bedell Smith's In All His Glory takes a hard look at Paley and the perfect world he created for himself, revealing the extraordinary complexity of the man who let nothing get in the way of his vast ambitions.

Tracing his life from Chicago, where Paley was born to a family of cigar makers, to the glamorous haunts of Manhattan, Smith shows.