J. Pierpont Morgan: Emperor of Wall Street
First Aired: September 9, 1996
Profiling J. Pierpont Morgan, the powerful financial and industrial tycoon (1837-1913), who formed U.S. Steel Corp., developed a nationwide railroad empire and acquired a world-famous art collection. Host: Jack Perkins.
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- Premiered: February 16, 1987
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: A popular documentary series profiling an eclectic range of notables, with each episode focusing on one figure. Based on a half-hour syndicated program that ran from 1961-64 and in 1979, the concept was successfully revived as an hourlong show with Peter G… (more)