Ted Turner presented with ACE Award by "Tip" O'Neill
CNN Founder Ted Turner is all smiles after the Golden Ace award was presented to Cable News network by a humble looking former Speaker of the House "Tip" O'Neill for its comprehensive coverage of the events leading to and following last summer's bloody protest in Beijing during the televised presentation of the 11th Annual Academy of Cable Excellence Awards on January 14, 1990 in Los Angeles. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen/Files)
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