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Eugene Gaddis in J. Pierpont Morgan: Emperor of Wall Street

J. Pierpont Morgan: Emperor of Wall Street

1996 NR

An art collector and incomparable financier, J. Pierpont Morgan twice rescued the American economy from the brink of bankruptcy yet was regularly denounced as a robber baron. With his stunning Wall Street success, Morgan amassed one of the country's biggest fortunes and ultimately exercised as much clout as the president. This absorbing installment of "Biography" profiles the legendary banker and wheeler-dealer via interviews and archival film.