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Grand Ole Opry can be yours -- for $250 million

By Compiled From Wire Service Dispatches With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Linda Feldmann / March 18, 1983



Nashville

The Grand Ole Opry is up for sale. Starting price: $250 million. This includes Opryland USA, a music theme park; the Nashville Network, a country-flavored cable TV network; the Opryland Hotel; and WSM Inc., the radio station that broadcasts the Grand Ole Opry, the world's oldest radio show. The Opry's owner, NLT Corporation of Nashville, was taken over last summer by Houston-based American General Corporation.

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