The Leonard Lopate Show Published by The Leonard Lopate Show Robber Barons Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/59728/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend We’ll have a panel discussion on the robber-barons of yesteryear. We’ll speak with T. J. Stiles, author of the First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt,David Nasaw, author of Andrew Carnegie, and David Cannadine, author of Mellon: An American Life about how these men made, and spent, their fortunes, and at whose expense.