Biography: J Pierpont Morgan[DVD]
He single-handedly saved the U.S. from bankruptcy on two occasions but was often accused of being a monopolist. He wielded as much power as the president and turned Wall Street into his personal playground. John Pierpont Morgan had an aptitude for acquisition. He assembled one of America's largest fortunes and purchased an art collection to rival any in the world. BIOGRAPHY narrates the compelling story of this celebrated dealmaker and money-magnate. See rare footage of the financier on Wall Street and trace his rise to power and prominence through interviews with biographers and historians. Hear stories of idiosyncratic brokerages and take a privileged glimpse into Morgan's private life. From his rise to power to his legendary battles with Theodore Roosevelt BIOGRAPHY presents the riveting story of J. PIERPONT MORGAN one of the most successful men of the 20th century. DVD Features: Interactive Menus; Scene Selection.
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