Big Red : memoirs of a Texas entrepreneur and philanthropist /

Red McCombs has, in his words, "dabbled in automobiles, cattle, oil and gas, broadcasting, insurance, racehorses, motion pictures, real estate, politics, minor league baseball, and pro football." The successful businessman is also the cofounder of Clear Channel Communications, the former o...

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Author / Creator:McCombs, Red, 1927-
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint:Austin, Tex. : Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin, 2011.
Description:xiv, 236 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:McCombs, Red, -- 1927-
McCombs, Red, -- 1927-
Businessmen -- Texas -- Biography.
Businessmen.
Texas.
Biography.
Format: E-Resource Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8385823
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Other authors / contributors:Carleton, Don E., 1947-
ISBN:9780976669753 (trade)
0976669757 (trade)
Notes:Includes index.
Summary:Red McCombs has, in his words, "dabbled in automobiles, cattle, oil and gas, broadcasting, insurance, racehorses, motion pictures, real estate, politics, minor league baseball, and pro football." The successful businessman is also the cofounder of Clear Channel Communications, the former owner of two professional basketball teams, and a noted philanthropist. Big Red is a candid first-person account of the life and times of this extraordinary Texan.