In the early days of CNN, Turner insisted it was all about timing.
Time used his quote to help explain its choice: "'I am the right man in the right place at the right time,' he said. 'Not me alone, but all the people who think the world can be brought together by telecommunications.' The years since, and most especially the one just past, have demonstrated how emphatically he was right."
December 17, 2010 10:00 AM PST
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| Caption by: Anne Dujmovic
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