A celebration and in-depth study of America's entrepreneurs, told in this lavishly illustrated volume that expands and enriches the companion television series, to air in the fall of this year, hosted by Robert Mitchum. Robert Sobel is the author of IBM, Colossus in Transition.A celebration and in-depth study of America's entrepreneurs, told in this lavishly illustrated volume that expands and enriches the companion television series, to air in the fall of this year, hosted by Robert Mitchum. Robert Sobel is the author of IBM, Colossus in Transition.Read Less
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Publishers Weekly, 1986 Written as a companion volume to a TV series of the same name to be aired in the fall, this overview at business history is lively and informative. Hofstra professor and syndicated columnist Sobel, and Sicilia, a doctoral candidate at Brandeis, present profiles of some three-dozen significant names in the development of American business and industry, arrangedsometimes arbitrarilyby category. Included are business titans Carnegie, Ford, J. P. Morgan and John D. Rockefeller, and a number of important but less-remembered figures, such as Juan Terry Trippe of Pan Am, Charles B. Darrow, the inventor of ``Monopoly,'' John H. Johnson of Ebony magazine fame and Lydia E. Pinkham, whose ``vegetable compound'' was a U.S. staple for 75 years. Photos. (October 10) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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