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Reminiscences of Anthony M. Pilaro : oral history, 2006.

Creator: Pilaro, Anthony M., 1935-
Project: Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 510 p. sound recordings: 19 CD-ROMs (101; 95; 61; 29; 89; 87; 138; 106; 65; 51; 27 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Shareholder, Duty Free Shoppers (1964-1996); Chairman, Duty Free Shoppers (1966-1975); CEO, Duty Free Shoppers (1972-1975); International Tax Lawyer.

Scope and Contents

Personal background: family history, childhood; education: BA in economics, University of Virginia, 1957; JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 1960; career: Wall Street, Butler's Bank, Bahamas; 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; philanthropy; Interactions: Charles F. Feeney, Robert W. Miller, George M. Parker, Alan M. Parker, Harvey P. Dale, Myron E. Ullman; philanthropic endeavors: education and youth development initiatives, CAP Foundation, Ron Brown Scholar Program.

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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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