Season 4, Episode 5 The Selfish Revolutionary: Commodore Vanderbilt, the Rise of Big Business and the Transformation of American Radicalism
First Aired: October 31, 2009
The life of Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) is discussed by historian T.J. Stiles ("The First Tycoon").
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- Premiered: January 3, 2009
- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: Speaker events from the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, featuring journalists, public officials and scholars. (more)