Building Blocks is the history of Buckeye CableSystem. Buckeye is part of a family empire started in 1900 by the son of an immigrant in upstate New York. This book is a fascinating tale of the family s progression into the fourth generation and through the myriad of daily newspapers, radio and television stations, cablevision firms, a telephone company, a fiber-optic construction company, and other related communications and advertising firms which the family owns or has owned.

This book shows some of the trials and tribulations faced by family members as they employ a nimble strategy to compete with the industry behemoths. It also examines the unique factors that have spelled success for 50 years and looks at what the competitive future holds for smaller cable and Internet firms Buckeye s size.

About the Author

Tom Dawson is a 36-year veteran federal prosecutor, having served as a trial attorney with the Department of Justice in Washington, D. C., Associate Independent Counsel and Assistant U.S. Attorney. Since his retirement in January 2009, he has been widely recognized by his peers for his role as lead counsel in the investigation and prosecution of the Scruggs cases. Tom and his wife Susan reside in Oxford, Mississippi.

Product Details

Author:  Tom Dawson 
ISBN:  076186624
Publisher:  Hamilton Books
Publish Date:  July 23, 2015
Pages:  232 pages
Dimensions:   0.7" H x 8.9" L x 5.9" W (0.8 lbs) 

Building Blocks: Buckeye Cablesystem S Communications Revolution, from Printer S Ink to Cable to Fiber

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