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Reminiscences of Robert W. Miller : oral history, 2007.

Creator: Miller, Robert W., 1933-
Project: Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 359 p. sound recordings: 15 CD-ROMs (104; 95; 96; 88; 95; 98 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Co-Founder & Shareholder, Duty Free Shoppers.

Scope and Contents

Personal background: childhood in Quincy, M.A., education at Cornell University, military service, family history; Duty Free Shoppers: Duty Free Shoppers: history, tax structure, business practices, financial problems in 1965, airport concession bids, impact of Japanese tourism, products, business expansion 1970s-1980s, economic downturn in 1990s; LVMH buyout; Wise Man intervention, philanthropy, personnel; Interactions: Charles F. Feeney, Alan M. Parker, Anthony M. Pilaro, John Monteiro, Bernard Arnault, Ira M. Millstein, Danielle J. Feeney, Desmond Byrne, Robert J. Bruso, Peter S. Fithian.


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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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