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May 28, 1991 | RICH SMITH, ASSOCIATED PRESS
When Bob Rodale was once asked what would happen to his health and fitness publications without him, he replied: "You'll have to trust Ardie. I do." Rodale's death in a Moscow traffic accident last September stunned the 1,000 employees at Rodale Press Inc., which he headed. His wife, Ardath H. Rodale, who inherited the title chairman and chief executive of the privately held company, insists that her husband's work will live on. "We have a team going here," she said during a recent interview.
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May 28, 1991 | RICH SMITH, ASSOCIATED PRESS
When Bob Rodale was once asked what would happen to his health and fitness publications without him, he replied: "You'll have to trust Ardie. I do." Rodale's death in a Moscow traffic accident last September stunned the 1,000 employees at Rodale Press Inc., which he headed. His wife, Ardath H. Rodale, who inherited the title chairman and chief executive of the privately held company, insists that her husband's work will live on. "We have a team going here," she said during a recent interview.
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March 18, 1990 | BRENDAN MURPHY, UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL
Making sausages isn't a talent very often associated with success in publishing, but Robert Rodale has found that joint ventures in the Soviet Union at times require unconventional strategies. His Rodale Press, which puts out such magazines as Prevention, Organic Gardening, Runner's World and Bicycling, is now planning a fall launch for New Farmer, a Russian-language magazine for 200,000 Soviet subscribers.
BUSINESS
March 18, 1990 | BRENDAN MURPHY, UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL
Making sausages isn't a talent very often associated with success in publishing, but Robert Rodale has found that joint ventures in the Soviet Union at times require unconventional strategies. His Rodale Press, which puts out such magazines as Prevention, Organic Gardening, Runner's World and Bicycling, is now planning a fall launch for New Farmer, a Russian-language magazine for 200,000 Soviet subscribers.
BUSINESS
September 20, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Robert Rodale, who built a publishing empire from his father's magazines Prevention and Organic Gardening, was killed today in a car accident in Moscow, the company said. He was 60. Rodale was in the Soviet Union to set up a Russian-language edition of The New Farmer, one of numerous publications of the Rodale Press Inc. devoted to a natural approach to agriculture that reduces reliance on chemicals.
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September 21, 1990 | From Associated Press
Robert Rodale, who built a publishing empire from his father's magazines Prevention and Organic Gardening, was killed Thursday in a car accident in Moscow, the company said. He was 60. Rodale was in the Soviet Union to set up a Russian-language edition of the New Farmer, one of numerous publications of the Rodale Press Inc. devoted to a natural approach to agriculture that reduces reliance on chemicals.
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November 24, 1995 | CONNIE KOENENN
Just in time for holiday shopping, the second annual "EcoStyle Guide" offers a catalogue of casual clothing, footwear and accessories with impeccable earth-friendly credentials. It's published as a supplement to Men's Health magazine by Rodale Press, which focuses on wholesome, "how-to" publications. "Our readers are interested in environmental issues, so last year we did a small 'EcoStyle Guide' and wrote about it in the magazine," says Rodale spokesman Patrick Taylor.
REAL ESTATE
June 15, 1986 | Dale Baldwin
Question: You probably don't get many requests for information about log cabins from the city dwellers, but I'm about to retire and am thinking of moving out of the city. It has always been a dream of mine to build and live in a log cabin. Actually, I mean a log house, because my wife and I do like a little room to roam. Can you tell me where I can get information about log construction? We would like to investigate this as early as possible.
BUSINESS
March 1, 1989 | From Associated Press
When Christopher Whittle and friends from the University of Tennessee teamed nearly 20 years ago to publish magazines, the dapper doctor's son who wore bow ties was drafted to court the advertisers. "He was an absolutely superb salesman," recalls Wilma Jordan, a former Whittle colleague who now runs an investment banking firm. Besides, she said, Whittle's flair was just what the young publishers needed "for calling on conservative clients." At 41, Whittle still wears the bow ties.
FOOD
April 14, 1988 | BETSY BALSLEY, Times Food Editor
When the cookbook selected as the best published in 1987 turned out to be one not filled with familiar recipes using familiar ingredients, it came as a complete surprise to many of those attending the awards breakfast here last week. At the annual IACP/Seagram Awards ceremony honoring the outstanding food and beverage books of the year, "Lord Krishna's Cuisine: The Art of Indian Vegetarian Cooking" by Yamuna Devi (Bala Books/E.P. Dutton, $29.
HEALTH
January 5, 1998 | ROSEMARY JONES, THE MORNING CALL
If there's one message that rings loud and clear throughout the essays in Ardath Rodale's inspirational book "Gifts of the Spirit," it's that life's experiences are universal. It's impossible to read it and not realize, "That's happened to me." What makes us different is how each of us handles those experiences. Rodale speculates that "life might be programmed--that things happen for a purpose and it's up to you to 'make or break.'
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