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Ferdinand Lundberg discusses his book "The rich and the super rich"

BROADCAST: 1967 | DURATION: 00:47:50

Synopsis

Ferdinand Lundberg discusses his book "The rich and the super-rich" and the current state of wealth distribution and political, cultural, and social power in the United States. Topics of discussion include inherited wealth, the wealthy “Eastern Establishment” families compared to wealthy families in the American southwest, wealth and crime, and corporations. Studs reads an excerpt from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s short story “The Rich Boy” at the beginning of the program and an excerpt of an interview Studs conducted with a man who comments on his ability to get rich.