Craig McCaw may not have invented cellular communications, but he earned his place at the top of the industry as one of the first entrepreneurs who believed that the public would embrace mobile phones. In this lively biography, Corr, a reporter for The Seattle Times, chronicles the Seattle native’s odyssey, which began after his college graduation in 1973, when he bought a small cable television company in rural Washington and built it into one of the largest cable operations in the country. As he expanded his empire, he kept a watchful eye on the fledgling cellular industry. When the government began auctioning off franchises in 1984, McCaw jumped into the frenzy… read more >
Middle Of Nowhere
When you think of Nebraska, you probably think of cornfields, farms, small-town USA, and a seemingly never-ending stretch of I-80 (and you’d be mostly right).