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Man Alive: A Little Business of Their Own

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Reporters Jim Douglas Henry, Jeremy James, Jeanne La Chard, Gillian Strickland, Denis Tuohy, Desmond Wilcox, Harold Williamson

In these days of giant corporations and huge business conglomerates how much chance is left for the individual who wants to strike out on his own? How tough is the path ahead for those of us who, having spent half a lifetime working for someone else, decide that life can be not only richer but more rewarding? Take four couples, like those in Man Alive tonight, and see how they make out. The only thing they have in common is the ambition to be their own boss. Six months after they started how are things going? Will they make it?

Contributors

Producer: Tom Conway
Editor: Desmond Wilcox
Editor: Bill Morton






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