Did you know that Cornelius Vanderbilt pioneered the megacorporation, when he merged the New York Central and Hudson River Railroads in 1870? Former Cullman Center Fellow T. J. Stiles and novelist Kevin Baker will discuss Vanderbilt and the heyday of the robber barons at 7 p.m. on April 30 in a conversation about The First Tycoon, Stiles's captivating new biography of Cornelius Vanderbilt. This event is co-sponsored by the Museum of American Finance.
April 30, 7 p.m., South Court Auditorium, New York Public Library, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, New York City.
FREE to students and educators with ID. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your space in advance(required).
The Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers
The New York Public Library
Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
New York, NY 10018
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