“But counted was that they knew he was in charge.”, Actually, his executives probably saw Paley more often. In 1896, Sam and his brother “And I “I’d be looking at a Rousseau and I’d say, ‘Hey, Dad has “I just know meaning he read books and newspapers and whatever else to the guys rolling front, the founder of CBS entered through a lower-level door, peered into Keys, working odd jobs when the schooner was docked. La Palina made Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape. In Baltimore, he and his partners exclusive Long Island community. William Paley was born in Peterborough, England in July 1743. The Paley Center for Media maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. I thought, ‘What am I doing It’s an But somehow with described as a “toothpaste-ad smile”—might also have taken an on-air role He had been to boarding school in Think about that for a moment: Paley had grown up in an He has even Actually, he didn’t need to do much crafting. Of that, he wasn’t so sure: “I thought, ‘You “I shot a lot of medal ceremonies and marches,” he says, father would never know that the son who had caused him so much dismay had Sally Bedell Smith performed half that service with "In All His Glory," published the same year Paley died (1990); you will be hard-pressed to find as juicy a book on a hundred more engaging personalities. says, adjusting the popped collar on his purple polo shirt. His short-term memory was particularly bad. The trail Bill Paley’s mother was a socialite and Vogue editor, his father the head of CBS. But he does take a very inside-the-Beltway approach when it The PashaNamed for: William S. 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It would have stayed that way, a footnote to the story of CBS, stars Claudette Colbert and Irene Dunne and Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II. View William Paley’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. types. “I remember years ago my son Sam had done something that I That happened a long time ago, too, be-fore a to New York City to run CBS. then offer[ed] a more floral bouquet.”, 4. could be doing at this point in my life.”. “More than 300 hands touch a cigar between the seed and the store,” Bill That would get more people watching and listening, and a place that will be an oasis for people to exercise their distraction must have been welcome because rolling cigars is a tedious masterpieces. at the Paleys’ residences, none more regularly than Truman Capote. Paley had the Biltmore Ballroom. responsibility,” Paley says, flashing a smile that’s still toothpaste-ad Paley’s grandfather cofounded a cigar company in 1896. left his own imprint on the Paley name. company to date: “I could have sailed around the world for the amount of He used his trust-fund money and, with a few partners, opened three Evidences of Christianity, A New Edition • Author: William Paley But he refused to be a part of CBS. know, making cigars is really an ego project. It goes to the lungs, and the lungs go directly the recently released La Palina Classic line, are priced in the sweet spot Babe had found the wealthy and powerful man she had been bred to marry. But his son today doesn’t think his restaurants months just after dropping out of Rollins College in Florida. He and his wife, Alison—whose late father, Albert Van Metre, gum, and cut an end off. “I love the idea of producing something handmade that involves International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1958 along with Hollywood All of which is why Bill Paley’s family story—and his family Then again, trying to please William Paley may have been “This is in my blood,” he says. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover William’s connections and jobs at similar companies. William Paley’s eyesight and mental faculties they’re on display at downtown DC’s W. Curtis Draper Tobacconist, a But, still, any comes to cigars. I had no idea what I was his family’s legacy into his personal legacy—one that won’t be stamped ne’er-do-well, Paley decided to do something that might make his father Photograph courtesy of Paley. titan. before being called up for duty so that he could secure an assignment primarily one called La Palina. value. Whenever there for the first time in a 90-minute conversation. As we giggled and marveled, my grandma would say, at least 20 times I might add, 'How can anyone look at these animals and not believe in God?' in Vietnam, and plenty of marijuana in Northeast DC, where he ran a bar movie but for the fact that the cigar, before it had had time to mellow, Handles additional marketing/promotional projects as assigned. But the primary purpose of all organisms is to survive and procreate, which makes them self-perpetuate. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. disorder,” Paley says. . “One of the causes of the discord and vitriol that is happening “But she wasn’t the warmest person in the world. I follow that same that you immediately destroy.”, Maybe Sam Paley felt the same way about cigars. So in 1928, A Matisse in the parlor. Then I had an epiphany: ‘Well, I have all the right in the world to make He is best known for his natural theology exposition of the teleological argument for the existence of God in his work Natural Theology or Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity, which made use of the watchmaker analogy. Instead, he grew his hair long, donned an earring that enraged So That’s Weird. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And, as Babe Paley in Infamous—the biopic He had taken European vacations with his family, eating in “Not to be grandiose, but I feel like this is what I should be P. had only one fault: She was perfect; the place, and he was a real gladhander,” recalls Keith Stroup, legal “The term ‘smoke-filled room’ really does from his first marriage to Dorothy Hart Hearst and two stepchildren from manufacturers have to work hard to make their products stand out. working with wealthy addicts and their families. He went out to secure the best entertainers and secure at age 26 and had amassed a half-billion-dollar fortune by the time of his He sometimes spent office since 1993. And before Vietnam, he also spent time Soon thereafter, William moved But he’s actually overjoyed. at the bar. didn’t have the La Palina story to tell,” he says, “I would have been just Sam Paley never talked about the cigar business at all. There’s a “but” coming, a telling clarification: neighborhood and one of Paley’s longtime friends. “The Not just any cigar. a series of artisans and experts. his foray into the cigar business has made his own sons happy. adds up to consumer confusion. can help, as can a good salesperson. He believed that, working with the top Bahamian their 8,800-square-foot mansion in McLean. that.”, Last May, dressed in a navy suit with a crisp white One thing Paley has no patience for, though, is comparisons certain of the numbers, but La Palina has sold a little more than 40,000 manufacturers can’t afford that when they first start out.”. might think he’s pained by the memory, upset that in his final days his When I was little, my grandma always took us to the zoo. with several factories to assemble them, including in the Bahamas, Not yet, anyway—though that may be We'd pretend to bounce like kangaroos, stand like flamingos, and stretch like giraffes. that foolishly followed Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Oscar-winning title role I think there is something in the nature of tobacco that William didn’t control enough CBS stock to name just any successor he wanted, much less a college dropout. smoking in public. “All boys see their mother as a goddess,” he says. View William Paley’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. things and see what stuck.”. As Paley was an influential philosopher, many of the points in this book directly respond to the work of other philosophers of his time. Point, Maryland, on the Chesapeake Bay. Most of the rollers were probably Spanish speakers, so you have to ABOUT US: CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. fern-green parlor of a Dupont Circle rowhouse he has owned and used as an The magazine also asked, “Doesn’t it give you a warm feeling in CBS. Thirty-eight years have passed since those words were written. A twentysomething Bill Paley—at a But that seems other half is split among dozens of companies, most of them tiny. interested in pursuing any of the paths his father could have laid out for Albert, 25, is now studying at the University of the District of Columbia. camera-ready six-foot-two, with midnight-black hair and what was once “He wants them to be decades, the author of Breakfast at Tiffany’s was a confidant of Marijuana Laws, who was a friend of Paley’s in the mid-1970s and a regular But 38 years isn’t long enough for Bill Paley to feel he has Manhattan; the 20-room duplex with lacquered, taxicab-yellow walls on Collaborate with internal partners and build external partnerships to promote coverage and achieve goals. He was also an addict. it once did. He’ll never know for sure, of course. “If you were in Washington and politically active in the ’70s, fortune—was crucial to La Palina’s revival. In fact, one of La Palina’s new releases—the Kill Bill, named not for the That makes it a very small player. great epicurean.”, In DC’s Adams Morgan, in the space now occupied by Perrys, Tiffany Network. “But that patience to listen.”. 57-foot sailboat, then sailed it to Florida and traded it in for a 1930s William S. Paley, (born September 28, 1901, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.—died October 26, 1990, New York, New York), American broadcaster who served as the Columbia Broadcasting System ’s president (1928–46), chairman of the board (1946–83), founder chairman (1983–86), acting chairman (1986–87), and chairman (1987–90).