After the Ball: Gilded Age Secrets

Patricia Beard talked about her book, After the Ball: Gilded Age Secrets, Boardroom Betrayals, and the Party That Ignited the Great Wall Street… read more

After the Ball: Gilded Age Secrets Patricia Beard talked about her book, After the Ball: Gilded Age Secrets, Boardroom Betrayals, and the Party That Ignited the Great Wall Street Scandal of 1905, published by HarperCollins. The book examines American business ethics in the early twentieth century through the story of the struggle for control of the Equitable Life Assurance Society between majority shareholder James Hazen Hyde and the company’s board of trustees. The author showed slides throughout her presentation and answered questions from members of the audience afterwards. close

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After the Ball: Gilded Age Secrets

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Program ID:
179228-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Cos Cob, Connecticut, United States
First Aired:
Nov 22, 2003 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 10, 2004 | 9:59am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Nov 22, 2003 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 14, 2003 | 3:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 10, 2004 | 9:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
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