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The Man Who Made Wall Street
- Anthony J. Drexel and the Rise of Modern Finance
- By: Dan Rottenberg
- Narrated by: J.M. Ross
- Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
The second son of an Austrian emigre, Anthony Drexel (1826-1893) soon established himself as the preeminent financial mind in the Philadelphia currency brokerage his father began in 1838. Shunning publicity, self-promotion, and high-profile public accolades (he declined President Ulysses S. Grant's invitation to become Secretary of the Treasury), Drexel initiated a partnership with J. P. Morgan and his father, Junius, that became the most powerful financial combination of its age.
LIke its subject, quietly shines
- By Philo on 04-17-15
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