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Giving / Turner's United Nations Gift / The Wealthy #175520

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 19, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Aaron Brown) Ted Turner's gift of a billion dollars to the UN featured. [TURNER - jokes about his money.] [Former deputy Secretary of State John WHITEHEAD, United Nations official Fred ECKHARD, Turner biographer Porter BIBB - comment on the gift and on Turner.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: John McKenzie) A closer look at giving by the wealthy examined; examples given of the anonymous donations by businessman Charles Feeney and of the small amounts given away by Bill Gates and other tycoons. [Soros Foundation Aryeh NEIER, Giving United States of America Ann KAPLAN - talk money.] Statistics on US givers cited.

Brown, Aaron;
Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John

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