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Thursday, 30 April 2015

THE HISTORY OF AMERICA’S 1%

Gustavus Myers – History of Great American Fortunes – 1909

Episode #12 – Continued reading of History of Great American Fortunes by Gustavus Myers. Includes Part II, Chapter VII: The Climax of the Astor Fortune. William Astor Marries Into The Schermerhorn Clan. Centralizing Wealth Through Marriage. Law The Most Valuable Asset Of All. Astor Manipulates Property Assessments. The Fourth Generation Of Astors Emerges. The Parsimonious Habits Of Their Fathers Abandoned. They Build Opulent Mansions. William Waldorf Astor Gives Up His American Citizenship. “Reform Movements” Tools Of The Rich. Proximity Of Palaces To Poverty.




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