Ted Turner Goes Native Tnt's

Geronimo leads off a yearlong series on Indians

The political voyage of Ted Turner continues. First, the cable entrepreneur became a full-time booster of East-West friendship, sponsoring the Goodwill Games. Then he took up the cause of the environment. Now he is launching his most ambitious educational-programming venture yet: a yearlong series of shows about Native Americans.

The project will include six to eight TV movies (the first two airing on Turner's TNT this month); a six-hour documentary series on Native American history (coming next fall on TBS); and a 20-part series of reports, The Invisible People, focusing on contemporary Native American issues (on CNN in late 1994). It's...

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