Trump: The early tweets (1982-2000)

Recasting Donald Trump's early correspondence with the magazine into social media

Published: Nov 4, 2017 10:21:22 AM IST
Updated: Nov 4, 2017 10:21:23 AM IST

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Long before the advent of Twitter, Donald Trump was an early bird, firing off short missives—and ¬verbal missiles—to Forbes. The magazine first quoted him 35 years ago, when he was a 36-year-old developer working with his father, Fred. Times have changed, but Trump’s tenor has ¬remained remarkably consistent.  


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