Robert Frank

The Jazz Loft Project Radio Series:Photographer of The Americans¸ acquaintance and colleague of W. Eugene Smith.

Robert Frank appears in the following:

Taxing the Rich

Friday, December 09, 2011

Robert Frank, wealth reporter for The Wall Street Journal and author of The High-Beta Rich: How the Manic Wealthy Will Take Us to the Next Boom, Bubble, and Bust, talks about the pros and cons of taxing the rich and says the risk is not from "rich flight."

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Looking at How the Other One Percent Live

Friday, September 24, 2010

Some of the biggest news in Forbes' list of 400 richest Americans is the growing wealth of 26-year-old Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg's net worth is currently estimated to be $6.9 billion; he is planning to donate $100 million to the Newark, New Jersey public school system. Cynics point out that Zuckerberg's generous philanthropy could be a crafted PR move scheduled a week before "The Social Network," a not-entirely-complimentary movie about Zuckerberg comes out. All the same, we wanted to know: how do billionaires spend their money? 


Will $75K Make You Happy?

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Robert Frank, wealth reporter for the Wall Street Journal and author of Richistantalks about a recent study that says our happiness increases as we make more money, until we hit a happy plateau at $75,000.

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Episode 2, Images of the Loft, Extras

Monday, November 09, 2009

The Images of the Loft episode web extras feature photographs from W. Eugene Smith's collection, extra music from the episode, and interview clips from Steve Swallow and Jimmy Stevenson.

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Looking In: Robert Frank's The Americans

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Photographer Robert Frank and Jeff Rosenheim, curator of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Department of Photographs, discuss "Looking In: Robert Frank's The Americans," celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Americans, Robert Frank’s suite of black-and-white photographs made during a cross-country road trip in 1955–1956. ...

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30 Issues: The Tax Code

Monday, October 06, 2008

How much money in taxes will you pay under a John McCain or Barack Obama administration? Clint Stretch, managing principal of tax policy for Deloitte Tax, has crunched the numbers.

John R. Talbott, author of Obamanomics: How Bottom-Up Economic Prosperity Will Replace Trickle-Down Economics ...

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Name Your Price

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Andrew Beveridge, chair at the sociology department at Queens College joins Robert Frank, Wall Street Journal columnist and the author of Richistan: A Journey Through the American Wealth Boom and the Lives of the New Rich, to talk about Frank's recent column about how many Americans are willing to marry ...

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Another Hat in the Ring

Wednesday, September 05, 2007

After much dragging of feet, the Fred Thompson for President campaign is finally set to launch tonight. But even in his declaration, he is separating himself from the field by officially entering the race directly after the Fox News Republican debate. We take a look at his burgeoning campaign on ...

Journey to Richistan

Monday, July 23, 2007

Wall Street Journal columnist Robert Frank discusses his new book Richistan: A Journey Through the American Wealth Boom and the Lives of the New Rich, a exploration of the private world of the privileged.

Richistan: A Journey Through the American Wealth Boom and the Lives of the ...

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Journey to Richistan

Monday, July 23, 2007

Wall Street Journal correspondent Robert Frank writes about the “haves” and “have mores” among America’s new rich in his new book Richistan. Also, Michael Pollan explains how the farm bill affects New Yorkers, we'll take your calls on critics and spoilers, and Web 2.0 meets presidential politics: we’ll preview the ...