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Dr Joanna Cohen on BBC Radio 4


In the 19th century, so-called 'Robber Barons' - men like Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller and J.P. Morgan - seized the great new opportunities thrown up by the United States' Industrial Revolution. Dr Joanna Cohen contributes to the first episode of a series on BBC Radio 4 (link is external)which tells their stories and confronts their legacy



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