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Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919


View Resource The Richest Man in the World: Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie, avaricious gilded age capitalist (strikebreaker at Homestead), prolific philanthropist (donator of nearly 3,000 libraries in 33 years), or a combination of both? You can decide at the PBS (Public Broadcasting System) companion site to the American Experience biography of this multi-faceted, complex personality. The site contains a full transcript of the show, a detailed,...