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TITLE: Interview with Disney Chairman and CEO Michael Eisner
SPEAKER: Michael Eisner, Walter Anderson
EVENT DATE: 1999/10/05
RUNNING TIME: 79 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Parade magazine Editor Walter Anderson interviewed Disney Chairman and CEO Michael Eisner. Eisner was asked to consider what we should have in mind as we enter the next century; what are the moral, academic and technological challenges we must face; and how should face them.
Speaker Biography: Michael Eisner became chairman and CEO of Walt Disney Company in 1984. He has overseen the creation of a number of Disney's animated blockbusters, including "The Lion King" and "Aladdin," and engineered the successful merchandising of related products. Prior to joining Disney, Eisner served in a variety of positions at NBC, CBS and ABC and was president of Paramount Pictures.
Speaker Biography: Walter Anderson was editor of Parade magazine for 20 years and is currently chairman and CEO of that publication. Author of five books, including "The Confidence Course," Anderson is director of the National Dropout Prevention Fund, a national spokesperson for GED and an advisory board member of the National Center for Family Literacy Education and the Literacy Volunteers of America. In 1994 he received the Horatio Alger Award and the Jewish National Fund's Tree of Life Award. The father of two grown children, Anderson lives in White Plains, New York with his wife, Loretta.
SERIES: It's About Time