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John D. Rockefeller: Oil, Money and Power
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The Standard Oil Trust grew to become an industrial monster thanks to John D. Rockefeller's vision and drive.
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Spindletop, an east Texas oil Field, produced 80,000 barrels a day and changed the country and oil production forever.
Theodore Roosevelt vs. J.P. Morgan
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Theodore Roosevelt believed America's greatest evil was too much power in the hands of corporate America. Find out what happened when he took on J.P. Morgan, the nation's most powerful financier.
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