ARD, ZDF gets a kick out of Kirch

January 2001
Daily Variety;01/08/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 25, p26
Trade Publication
Announces the Kirch Group's multimillion-dollar sale of German pubcasters ARD and ZDF broadcasting rights to two dozen 2002 World Cup soccer matches.


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