A kid with a dream

April 8th, 2010

Jerry Weintraub has spent more than five decades in show business. As a promoter, manager, movie and Broadway producer, his success has been unparalleled and his judgement uncanny. With great success, show business autobiographies often come with their need to tell others how to succeed. Jerry Weintraub, in his new autobiography, When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead: Useful Stories from a Persuasive Man, tells us of the people that have taught him. If ever there were a primer on networking, the power of mentors and chutzpa, this is it.  My conversation with Jerry Weintraub: