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Special Segment (Pickens) #543568

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 15, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(No location given) Corporate raider T. Boone Pickens profiled; films shown. [Capital Guardian Trust spokesperson Robert KIRBY - thinks Pickens is interested in shaking down companies, not buying them.] Pickens' takeover attempts in recent years and techniques used to profit from unsuccessful bids reviewed; his alleged altruistic motives outlined. [PICKENS - sides with stockholders.] [PICKENS - discusses takeover attempts of Cities Service.] His personal and corporate lifestyle and philosophy discussed. [PICKENS - praises his management style; denies being greenmailer; defs. ticker scalping.]
REPORTER: Mike Jensen

Brokaw, Tom;
Jensen, Mike

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