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Published on Sep 26, 2012
A year after his death, Steve Job's life gets reexamined. This special episode of BOOKD is about Walter Isaacson's biography, STEVE JOBS, exploring the colossal achievements and intense personality of Apple's iconic co-founder.
Join "60 Minutes" correspondent Steve Kroft, "Cult of Mac" editor Leander Kahney, bestselling author Steven Johnson, Guggenheim President Jennifer Stockman, psychologist and author Guy Winch, documentary photographer Doug Menuez, and Jobs' biographer Walter Isaacson for a heated discussion on the tech world's most controversial figure.
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Additional photography credits include: Steve Jobs at the Next Computer offices courtesy of Robert Holmgren Steve Jobs with the Apple iPad courtesy of Matt Buchanan Steve Jobs with the MacBook Air courtesy of Matthew Yohe Steve Jobs at the WWDC07 courtesy of Ben Stanfield and Matthieu Riegler
Steve Kroft has been a correspondent at "60 Minutes" for over two decades, and he interviewed Walter Isaacson for a segment on STEVE JOBS back in October of 2011, which you can see here: http://goo.gl/JHVLQ
Leander Kahney is the editor and publisher of "Cult of Mac" (http://www.cultofmac.com/), a daily news website that covers everything Apple, as well as the author of three books, including the unauthorized biography on Steve Jobs called INSIDE STEVE'S BRAIN (http://goo.gl/X5LG2).
Steven Johnson is the bestselling author of eight books, the most recent of which being FUTURE PERFECT (http://goo.gl/0lhMh), and a co-creator of websites like outside.in and findings.com.
Jennifer Stockman is the President of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, and she also worked at IBM when Steve Jobs was just getting started with Apple.
Guy Winch is a New York City-based psychologist and the author of THE SQUEAKY WHEEL. To learn more about him, visit his website at: http://www.guywinch.com/
Doug Menuez is a documentary photographer who covered Silicon Valley for fifteen years and had close access with Steve Jobs for over three of those years while Jobs was at NeXT. To learn more about him and his work, visit his website at: http://www.menuez.com/#p=-1&a=-1&at=0
Walter Isaacson is the CEO of Aspen Institute and was formerly the chairman of CNN as well as the managing editor of Time magazine. He is the author of three biographies - BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, EINSTEIN, and most recently, STEVE JOBS.
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