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.
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 deal maker 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.
BIOGRAPHY® presents the riveting story of PIERPONT MORGAN, one of the most successful men of the 20th century, from his rise to power to his legendary battles with Theodore Roosevelt.
DVD features: interactive menus; scene selection
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