Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, Carnegie, and Morgan have gone unmonitored for decades, but American politicians are about to change that. They want these men to fall into line under government control. The men, some lifelong enemies, come together with a plan to buy the White House by donating the modern day equivalent of $30 million dollars to Ohio Governor, William McKinley. McKinley intends to repay his backers; he repeals regulation after regulation to allow them the freedom to do unimaginable things without consequence or impediment. Morgan and Carnegie create US Steel, the first billion dollar company while Rockefeller takes control of 90% of North American oil.
Did You Know?
A factory worker is killed on the job, and his co-workers pray over him, making reference to the "Holy Spirit". The time of the documentary is the late 1800s, and the term in use then was "Holy Ghost". "Holy Spirit" did not come into use until after the Vatican Council of 1963. See more