Opera singer Andrea Baker explores the impact of Frederick Douglass's time in Scotland.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the generosity of Andrew Carnegie.
Jeff Randall nominates the businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.
Jeff Randall explores the life of the businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.
Adam Smith tells the story of steel tycoon, philanthropist and unionbuster Andrew Carnegie
Jonathan Freedland examines the rise of Donald Trump through the prism of the past.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and ideas of Frederick Douglass, born to slavery.
Adam Smith tells the story of John D Rockefeller, who dominated American oil for decades.
Financier and arts leader Martin Smith chooses US business tycoon, John D Rockerfeller.
Martin Smith, the Chairman of English National Opera proposes John D Rockefeller.
Adam Smith tells the story of JP Morgan and his battle against ruinous competition.
How an engraving by Paul Revere exaggerated the 1770 riot at Boston's Customs House.
Sir Clive Sinclair discusses fellow inventor Thomas Edison with Matthew Parris.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the American technological pioneer Thomas Edison.