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William S. Paley

Business (28-Sep-1901 — 26-Oct-1990)


William S. Paley. As It Happened: A Memoir. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1979.

Lewis J. Paper. Empire: William S. Paley and the Making of CBS. St. Martin's Press. 1987. 384pp.

Sally Bedell Smith. In All His Glory: The Life and Times of William S. Paley and the Birth of Modern Broadcasting. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1990. 782pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

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  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.854)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.541)

  8. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.382)

  9. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.410)

  10. Who's Who in World Jewry 1965 (p.720)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.554)

  12. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.2, p.1217)

  13. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, p.6)

  14. The New York Times Encyclopedia of Television (p.320)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.56)

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