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SynopsisTed Turner was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on November 19, 1938. He began working for hisfather's company, Turner Advertising and became president and CEO in 1963. He later renamedthe company the Turner Broadcasting Company and founded the first 24-hour cable newsnetwork, CNN, which debuted in 1980. Time Warner purchased Turner Broadcasting for $7.5billion in 1996. Turner was married to actress Jane Fonda from 1991-2001.Early LifeTed Turner was born Robert Edward Turner III in Cincinnati, Ohio, on November 19, 1938. Heis the eldest child of parents Robert Edward (Ed) Turner Jr. and Florence (Rooney) Turner. Ted’sfather owned his own company, Turner Advertising. The business was lucrative; Ed earned asubstantial profit selling billboard ads. Although Ed was a good provider, he suffered from moodswings caused by bipolar disorder and vented his anger by physically abusing Ted. Years later, asan adult, Ted would discover he too was bipolar.When World War II broke out, Ed signed up for the Navy. In 1941, he brought his wife and Ted’ssister with him to the Gulf Coast, but left Ted behind feeling horribly abandoned. While his
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