A Capitalist Uprising At Versailles
Edward J. Zander, president of Sun Microsystems Inc., planned an eye-popping arrival at Sun's annual Sun Rise reception for top sales people. Dressed as the Sun King, Louis XIV, he hoped to alight from a horse-drawn coach at the Chateau de Versailles. That was a bit much for officials at Versailles, who turned him down. Nonetheless, in a break with tradition, they allowed Sun's 3,416 guests to dress in 17th century costumes.
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