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Video: A bitter Steve Jobs trashes John Sculley

December 18, 2011: 3:32 PM ET

"What can I say," he told the BBC in 1996. "I hired the wrong guy."

These oft-quoted remarks about John Sculley come from a BBC interview conducted 11 years after the man Jobs hired to run Apple (AAPL) outmaneuvered him in a boardroom coup.

This 20-second clip resurfaced in "Steve Jobs: The Billionaire Hippy," a BBC special that aired last week. Until it gets pulled from YouTube, the hour-long documentary can be viewed in full here.

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Philip Elmer-Dewitt
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Philip Elmer-DeWitt has been following Apple since 1982, first for Time Magazine, and now on the Web for Fortune.com.

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