Newly Released Tapes Reveal Visionary Genius of Apple's Steve Jobs

The candid tapes, released by Apple for its employees, show a rare glimpse of the tech mogul at work.
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And apple co-founder Steve jobs is back in the headlines on the fourth anniversary of his death. ABC news has emotionally obtained video of jobs never before seen by the public showing a softer side of the CEO as two new movies are more critical of him and are about to hit theaters. ABC's Chris Connelly has our story. Reporter: It's Steve jobs as you've never seen him in frank conversations with his colleagues in apple. The greatest thing is when you do put your heart and soul into something over an extended period of time and it is worth it. Reporter: And inspirational visionary who changed our world. Jobs continues to fascinate even after his 2011 death at the age of 56. Demanding, creative, touched with genius, the man who helped bring the world the Macintosh personal computer, iPod and the iPhone can now be seen on screen in two films. The documentary "Steve jobs": The man and the machine." He told me we were paid 700 and wrote me a check for 350. Reporter: And by Michael fast bender. You didn't have seconds. You had three weeks. The universe was created in a third of that time. Reporter: Execs criticized both. On the fourth anniversary of his passing Monday, apple showed employees this rare footage obtained exclusively by ABC news. I want you all to go into Juan of our retail terry Bradshaw? What a surprise! You know what Elsea surprise? Shingles. And how it can hit you out of nowhere. I know. I had it. That's why I'm here. C' Mon let's S si downand talk about it. And did you know Te in three people will get shingles? I didn't know that. I did. He's on TV saying it. But have yonou dye an?hing (a Noll) . That's why I'm reminding people like you macist about yourgetting shingles. Because if you had chickenpox then the shingles virus is already inside you. (All) Oooh. Who's had chickenpox? Sc oot over. Me oo! T when I got shingles I had this ugly band of blisters and look that nasty rash can pop up anywhere ripped jeans. Uh -- There's no history. They're just old. Like me. But I'm very comfortable in them and -- There's no excuse. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Chris Connelly, ABC news, Los Angeles. So interesting to see another side of Steve jobs. Thanks, Chris.

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