Roger Ailes’ first moon shot came when he was 29 years old. He was in the Oval Office setting up the first interplanetary split screen. “Eagle” had just landed on the moon.
“I had video from the Earth and I realized I could set up a split screen,” Ailes, chairman and CEO of Fox News—and this year’s Adweek Media Visionary—recalls during an interview in his midtown Manhattan office. “The problem was, I couldn’t control Neil Armstrong. He could walk across Nixon’s nose if I wasn’t careful.” In the end, Ailes made it work.
Just like that day in 1969, Ailes has spent a career straddling the worlds of politics and media. He worked on four presidential campaigns before returning to TV in 1993.
Don’t let the MSM censor your news as America becomes Great Again. Over 500,000 Americans receive our daily dose of life, liberty and pursuit of happiness along with Breaking News direct to their inbox—and you can too. Sign up to receive news and views from The 1776Coalition!
We know how important your privacy is and your information is SAFE with us. We’ll never sell
your email address and you can unsubscribe at any time directly from your inbox.