Reaping The Rewards Of Friendly Persuasion

How Dick Blum coaxes stunning returns from obscure and ailing companies

Last September, Richard C. Blum turned 60. Joining in the celebration was an odd mix of personalities, including Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, actors Sharon Stone and Roger Moore, China's President Jiang Zemin and the Dalai Lama.

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