“FBI background interviews of some people who knew Apple co-founder Steve Jobs reveal a man driven by power and alienating some of the people who worked with him,” Pete Yost reports for The Associated Press.
“In the FBI documents released Thursday, many of those who knew Jobs praised him, speaking highly of Jobs’ character and integrity and asserting that he always conducted his business dealings in a reputable manner. They recommended him for a post during the George H.W. Bush administration,” Yost reports. “The 1991 interviews were part of a background check for an appointment to the President’s Export Council.”
“The Commerce Department confirmed Thursday that Jobs did serve on the council during the first Bush administration,” Yost reports. “Export council members serve in an unpaid capacity and meet at least twice a year, advising the president on trade policy.”
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