The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show Robber Barons Listen 37 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe width="600" height="130" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="//www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=json/59728"></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.