10 Questions for Ted Turner

The maverick ex-media mogul looks back in Call Me Ted, his new memoir. Ted Turner will now take your questions

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Ted Turner

Do you think America will be able to maintain its position as a global economic leader with the current financial upheaval? Brent Perry, SINGAPORE

Yes. There'll probably be an evening out of the wealth somewhat. But I still think that the United States has so much momentum going for it. If we do the right things, there's no reason we shouldn't still be the global leader economically. You know, we had a great run on borrowed money for 30 or 40 years, but you can only go so long living beyond your means. And that's what we've been doing.

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