On a very interesting interview with his long time and close friend Tom Brokaw, Ted Turner's characteristics were revealed.Here is a list of five of those traits mentioned at that time in front of the entertainment TV camera.
Ted Turner is perhaps best known for CNN and his expertise in the television broadcasting and entertainment arenas. With his vast assortment of friends and wealth, Ted Turner knows business like most people know how to brush their teeth.It is with diligence that he supports the United Nations in the attempt to bring business into a global entity.Ted Turner's name might just be mentioned on a billboard along the traveled highways in the United States since that is part of his business too.Ted Turner remains active in his Ted Montana Grill restaurant business chain. This adventure is rapidly expanding according to reports.
During his younger years, Ted Turner was a class "A" sportsman in sailing. He raced sail boats and won one very monumental race in raging stormy weather. This was after he lost so many races, he admits he nearly went broke. He renewed his family obligations, since sailing was a very expensive sport,he left that adventure until 2012 when he is again is going to be aboard his original ship for another voyage.Ted Turner enjoys sailing!Some sports fans know Ted Turner as the sports team owner. Ted Turner admits losing more and being the team with the most losses, however finally being the team who won the most games too.
The United States is in the midst of many wars today. Ted Turner was asked by Tom Brokaw what his idea of war was today. Ted Turner said we should not drop bombs on the people we wish to do business with if we want to remain friends with them. Ted Turner stated the war in Afghanistan should be our last war and we should bring the troops home now.Ted Turner is a philanthropist giving much to enhance the lives of many within the Captain Planet Foundation, The Turner Endangered Species Fund, The Turner Foundation, The Nuclear Threat Initiative and the United Nations Foundation.
Ted Turner believes the United States and all political offices should be with a woman in that powerful area for the next 100 years. He believes if women ran the country there would be less wars and more peace. He would let the men run the other areas of need if they were qualified in the schools and other districts too, but he wants to keep the women in government only. His high regard for women come from his true statement that he would have rather have his mother run the home than his father.The smile did not cross Ted Turner's face with those statements.
Ted Turner is a billionaire. He owns many homes as he mentioned on the interview with Tom Brokaw.Some of the very well known ones are the Montana Ranches.Those are four in the southern part of the Big Sky country. Ted Turner is the second largest individual landholder in North America. His ranches are situated in South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. The last acquired was in 2005 in the state of South Dakota with 63,792 acres. Turner Enterprises, according to the tedturner.com website states there are over 55,000 head of bison across the various Turner Ranches that are managed and are being sustained.
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