Walter Isaacson tells the riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searing, intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing and digital publishing. At a time when America is seeking ways to sustain its innovative edge, Steve Jobs stood as an icon of inventiveness and imagination.
This program is part of a special series, conceived by Harold Newman, examining where we’ve been, where we are and the complexities and possibilities of the world beyond tomorrow.
Walter Isaacson is the CEO of the Aspen Institute and a former chairman of CNN and managing editor of Time magazine. He is author of Steve Jobs.
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