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This is the high level leadership program sponsored by Comcast University known by its fairy tale like acronym.

ELF (Executive Leadership Forum)

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Ralph Roberts was born on what date?

March 13, 1920

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What is Ralph Roberts wife's name?

Suzanne

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What year did Ralph Roberts get married?

1942

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Who wrote "AN INCREDIBLE DREAM"?

William Novak

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What is Ralph Roberts biggest regret?

Not getting married sooner

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How many children did Ralph have?

5

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What University did Ralph Roberts attend?

University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School)

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The name of the piece of sporting equipment that Ralph Roberts successfully marketed in the late 1940's.

The Centric Putter

10

Where was Dan Aaron born?

Germany

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What branch of the military did Ralph serve in during World War II?

The Navy

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What University did Dan Aaron attend before being drafted into the military?

Temple University

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What branch of the military did Dan Aaron serve in during World War II?

The Army

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What year did Dan Aaron pass away?

2003

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What date did Ralph Roberts pass away?

June 18, 2015

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Where was Comcast's second cable system (and the first one they built themselves) located?

Laurel, Mississippi

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One of the first cable channels, it showed a goldfish swimming in a bowl with soothing music in the background

The Meditation Channel

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The nation's first totally underground cable system was located where?

Venice, Florida

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The parent company of American Cable Systems

International Equity