Wealth In America

One Day University

Apr 13 2023 • 21 mins

Billionaire entrepreneurs are as famous as Hollywood celebrities: names like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Bill Gates. But it was the families of the Gilded Age that laid the groundwork for wealth in America today.  University of Texas History professor Jeremi Suri explains the foundations of American wealth with host Steven Schragis.

One Day University is a co-production of iHeart Podcasts and School of Humans. It is a Curiosity Podcast. You can sign up at the website OneDayU.com to become a member and access over 700 full length video lectures. You can also download their app. Once you’re a member,  you can watch Professor Jeremi Suri’s lecture, “Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Gates, Bezos, & Musk: A History of American Wealth”

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