As Buffett's fortune rose, so did his fame
In 1966, Warren Buffett was reluctant to be interviewed by reporter Robert Dorr for a World-Herald story on him and his rising financial career. “It would only attract public attention,” Buffett told Dorr. This photo of Buffett flanked by bond manager Bill Scott, left, and administrator John Harding ran with the story.
Posted: Sunday, December 8, 2013 12:00 am
Warren Buffett quietly operated his hugely profitable investment partnerships for nearly a decade. Some of his partners had whispered about his knack for making big gains, but most of their friends nodded politely and kept their wallets in their pockets.
But then a World-Herald reporter caught wind of what the young investor was doing and wrote the first Buffett profile story in 1966.
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Sunday, December 8, 2013 12:00 am.