TITLE

WILLIAM B. ZIFF, JR. (1930-2006) WAS A GENIUS

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Media Industry Newsletter;9/18/2006, Vol. 59 Issue 36, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Obituary
ABSTRACT
The article presents an obituary for William B. Ziff, Jr., owner of Ziff Communications.
ACCESSION #
22842554

 

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