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July 4, 1992 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When it comes to being a Disney, it's like father, like son. And like grandfather and great-uncle. Roy Patrick Disney, the 35-year-old son of Roy E. Disney and great-nephew of the late Walt Disney, is following in the footsteps of his famous relatives with his new business venture, Apogee Communications Inc. in Burbank. Apogee, which recently changed its name from Newspeak Inc., was formed in October and is now hot on the acquisition trail for media properties--specifically, radio stations.
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July 4, 1992 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When it comes to being a Disney, it's like father, like son. And like grandfather and great-uncle. Roy Patrick Disney, the 35-year-old son of Roy E. Disney and great-nephew of the late Walt Disney, is following in the footsteps of his famous relatives with his new business venture, Apogee Communications Inc. in Burbank. Apogee, which recently changed its name from Newspeak Inc., was formed in October and is now hot on the acquisition trail for media properties--specifically, radio stations.
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May 26, 1992 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When it comes to being a Disney, it's like father, like son. And like grandfather and great-uncle. Roy Patrick Disney, the 35-year-old son of Roy E. Disney and great-nephew of the late Walt Disney, is following in the footsteps of his famous relatives with his new business venture, Apogee Communications Inc. in Burbank. Apogee, which recently changed its name from Newspeak Inc., was formed in October and is now hot on the acquisition trail for media properties--specifically, radio stations.
BUSINESS
May 26, 1992 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When it comes to being a Disney, it's like father, like son. And like grandfather and great-uncle. Roy Patrick Disney, the 35-year-old son of Roy E. Disney and great-nephew of the late Walt Disney, is following in the footsteps of his famous relatives with his new business venture, Apogee Communications Inc. in Burbank. Apogee, which recently changed its name from Newspeak Inc., was formed in October and is now hot on the acquisition trail for media properties--specifically, radio stations.
BUSINESS
October 20, 1992 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Most families have traditions such as Sunday dinner and a special recipe for pot roast. In keeping with the Disney family heritage, Shamrock Holdings Inc. is planning to invest more heavily in radio stations. Shamrock, based in Burbank, is wholly owned by the family of Roy Edward Disney.
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June 29, 2001 | PETE THOMAS
The magic of Disney has entertained millions, but when Roy E. Disney takes to the sea, there's another kind of magic at work: that of the ocean and wind, the sun and moon. "We're sailing over to Catalina at sunset one Friday afternoon," the Disney vice chairman recalls, "and it's a warm day with a good breeze. The boat's just cruising along and there's an enormous sunset dead to the right and big orange trail of sun on the water.
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December 12, 1999 | JAMES BATES, James Bates covers the entertainment industry for The Times. His last article for the magazine was a profile of Rupert Murdoch
You see his famous uncle in the oval face, the long, sloping nose, the protruding ears and the charcoal mustache specked with gray. His folksy speech, which you'll swear is more Kansas City than Los Angeles, sweeps you back to Sunday nights when his uncle, dressed neatly in gray suits, would sit on the edge of his desk in his third-floor Burbank office, introducing programs like "The Silver Fox and Sam Davenport" to families across America huddled around new color TV sets.
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