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Sam Walton : bargain billionaire

Author: Molly ThompsonJack PerkinsJohn HueyHelen WaltonFrank RobsonAll authors
Publisher: Burlington, VT : A & E Home Video ; New York, NY : Distributed by New Video, ©1997.
Series: Biography (A & E Home Video (Firm))
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part P.T. Barnum, part Billy Graham, his vision transformed shopping in America and made him one of the world's richest men. Sam Walton started life out as a poor depression era baby in Oklahoma's dust bowl. He became the richest man in the nation, single-handedly building his chain of Wal-Mart stores into the world's largest retailer. See how Sam built his empire from a single store to a global chain in less than  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Documentary
Named Person: Sam Walton; Sam Walton
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Molly Thompson; Jack Perkins; John Huey; Helen Walton; Frank Robson; Elmer Hewitt; Bruce Kissal; Charlie Sandage; A & E Home Video (Firm); New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767007492 9780767007498
OCLC Number: 38723505
Notes: Originally broadcast on the television program, Biography.
Credits: Camera, Bruce Kissal [and others] ; editor, Dina Potocki ; music, Charlie Sandage.
Performer(s): Narrator: Jack Perkins ; interviews with: John Huey, Helen Walton, Frank Robson, Elmer "Bud" Hewitt, F. Robson Walton, Richard Tedlow, Don Soderquist, Loretta Boss Parker, Bob Clark, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Austin Teutsch.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (45 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, full screen (1.33:1) presentation.
Series Title: Biography (A & E Home Video (Firm))
Other Titles: Sam Walton, bargain billionaire
Bargain billionaire
Biography (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by History Television Network Productions, H-TV ; produced and directed by Molly Thompson ; written by Molly Thompson, Eileen Lucas.

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Part P.T. Barnum, part Billy Graham, his vision transformed shopping in America and made him one of the world's richest men. Sam Walton started life out as a poor depression era baby in Oklahoma's dust bowl. He became the richest man in the nation, single-handedly building his chain of Wal-Mart stores into the world's largest retailer. See how Sam built his empire from a single store to a global chain in less than thirty years, sneaking up on established names like Sears and K-Mart and passing them by before they could adjust to his challenge.

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