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‘Andrew Carnegie’ talk at Chester Library

October 17 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

“ANDREW CARNEGIE: MAN OF STEEL, HEART OF GOLD?” @ CHESTER LIBRARY

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 @ 7:00 PM – 8 PM
A man of contradictions, Carnegie was raised in poverty yet became the wealthiest man in America. Was he a self-made man or a heartless opportunist? Vicious union strike breaker or workers’ rights advocate? Ruthless robber baron or world famous philanthropist? When he died in 1919 at age 83, Carnegie was worth $480 million ($310 billion today) and had donated $350 million for various causes: several public libraries, international peace, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Hall, and Tuskegee Institute. Learn more about this legendary, controversial figure and what drove him to accumulate, then donate such a vast fortune.  Presented by Dan Rosen.  Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.

Details

Date:
October 17
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Category:

Organizer

Mary Murphy
Phone:
(908) 879-7612
Email:
mary.murphy@chesterlib.org
Website:
www.chesterlib.org

Venue

Chester Library
250 W. Main St.
Chester, NJ 07930 United States
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Phone:
908-879-7612
Website:
http://chesterlib.com/