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Wednesday, 25 March 2015

THE HISTORY OF AMERICA’S 1%

Gustavus Myers – History of Great American Fortunes – 1909

Episode #5 – Continued reading of History of Great American Fortunes by Gustavus Myers. Includes Volume I, Part I, Chapter VI: Girard – Richest of the Shippers. Stephen Girard’s Whitewashed Legacy. His Humble Origins. A Miserable Miser. Profiting From the Haitian Revolution. Purchases First Central Bank. How He Treats His Employees. Girard Single-handedly Saves US Government With Usurious War Loans. Becomes Director of the Second Bank of the United States. The Bank Is Caught Bribing The Press. His Massive Fortune Left to Philanthropy.




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