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Mid 1970’s

In the mid-1970s, Raleigh continued to broaden its reach in new fields of business.  George developed a close relationship with Emilio Azcarraga Milo, the controlling shareholder and CEO of the Spanish Broadcasting behemoth, Televisa, SA. Raleigh partnered with Televisa to cater to the growing U.S.-based Latin-American community with a series of projects, including: Discos America, Casa America Foods and the Los Angeles Aztecs. Raleigh and Televisa also launched the first of its kind satellite-based, theatrical display platform, using Swiss-built Eidophor Projectors, that allowed for global simulcasting of major sporting events, concerts and seminars to a global audience in theaters around the globe.

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