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Reminiscences of Robert J. Bruso : oral history, 2007.

Creator: Bruso, Robert J., 1932-
Project: Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript 207 pages sound recordings 6 CD-ROMs (107; 92; 84 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Mid-Pacific Division President, Duty Free Shoppers.

Scope and Contents

Childhood and family life in Whitinsville, MA; education: B.S. in Forestry, University of Massachusetts, 1956; naval training and career, 1956-1961; career: salesperson, Guam and Saipan concession manager, mid-Pacific division president, Duty Free Shoppers, 1961-1989; Duty Free Shoppers: early years with Cars International, creation of Classic Jewelers Ltd., Guam and Saipan duty-free concessions, business strategies and development, impact of Japanese tourism, corporate environment; reminiscences of Charles F. Feeney, Robert W. Miller, Anthony M. Pilaro, Alan M. Parker.


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Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.

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