Can This Cable Hero Rescue Tci?

The new president struggles to stop the flight of subscribers

Pain is nothing new to Leo J. Hindery Jr. The 49-year-old president of cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. fractured a vertebra in his neck last year while driving one of his stock cars. When he showed up in February for his first day at the Englewood (Colo.) cable company, his right hand was in a cast--the souvenir from a spill on an overpolished office floor.

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