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Captains Of Industry

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Captains Of Industry

Captains Of Industry

Captains Of Industry

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Dan Charles looks at other wealthy entrepreneurs who've made the trip to Capitol Hill over the years to defend their business practices. Gates's wealth puts him in the same ranks as the industrialists of yesteryear — Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller and Henry Ford. But Gates' approach to creating and keeping wealth is significantly different from these earlier barons.