The Bonanza King

Gregory Crouch recalled the life of John Mackay, who in the mid-1800s laid claim to one of the largest concentrations of gold and silver… read more

Gregory Crouch recalled the life of John Mackay, who in the mid-1800s laid claim to one of the largest concentrations of gold and silver ever discovered in the U.S. The precious metals, found below Virginia City, Nevada, made Mackay tremendously wealthy. He died in 1902 with a fortune equivalent to $40 billion dollars today. close

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The Bonanza King

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Program ID:
446823-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
First Aired:
Jul 29, 2018 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 25, 2018 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 29, 2018 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 2018 | 10:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 25, 2018 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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