This Day in Jewish History

1902: The Boston Trucker Who Founded the Firm That Swallowed Up CBS and Viacom Is Born

Mickey Redstone began with a truck and Irish mob ties and left behind a vast entertainment empire and a dysfunctional dynasty.

David B. Green
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A Showcase Cinema and Showcase Live complex, a brand of National Amusements Inc., stands near Gilette Stadium Foxboro, Massachusetts, U.S., on Tuesday, July 28, 2009.
A Showcase Cinema and Showcase Live complex, a brand of National Amusements Inc., stands near Gilette Stadium Foxboro, Massachusetts, U.S., 2009.Credit: Bloomberg
David B. Green

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