Michael Canyon Meyer is a journalist, and the writer of The Mysterious Mr. Epstein, which premiered at #1 on Apple Podcasts and was one of the top 10 new podcasts of 2019. He has also written numerous series for American Scandal, including Waco, The Standoff at Wounded Knee, and The Breakup of Big Oil. A former senior writer for the Columbia Journalism Review, his essays won the Mirror Award for Commentary in 2014.
Ida Tarbell begins to investigate Standard Oil. And as she digs deeper, she receives help from some unexpected sources. Soon, John D. Rockefeller learns that his deepest secrets could come spilling out into the light.Listen ad-free on Wondery+ hereSupport us by supporting our sponsors! ZipRecruiter - Try it now for free at ziprecruiter.com/as. SimpliSafe - Get FREE shipping and 60 day money back guarantee when you go to simplisafe.com/as.
John D. Rockefeller makes a bold move, one that helps him crush his opponents. Soon, disaster strikes in Titusville, Pennsylvania. And that means it's time for Ida Tarbell to return home—and to take on Standard Oil.Listen ad-free on Wondery+ here
Standard Oil faces an organized resistance. But that doesn't slow down John D. Rockefeller. The oil titan continues to build his empire, and soon, some of his enemies have to make a terrible choice. They can keep fighting—and go bankrupt. Or they can team up with Rockefeller.Listen ad-free on Wondery+ hereSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Policy Safe - Compare quotes and save up to $1,500 per year at policygenius.com.SimpliSafe - When you go to simplisafe.com/as you get FREE shipping and a 60 day money back guarantee.
John D. Rockefeller is a poor boy with a dream. He's going to become a businessman. And he's going to be wildly rich. Soon, he stumbles on the product that will seal his fate: oil. Thick, crude oil is gushing from the ground across America. It's creating boomtowns—and a new economy. Rockefeller begins to conquer the industry, but he quickly makes enemies, including a young woman who will challenge Rockefeller's growing empire.Listen ad-free on Wondery+ hereSupport us by supporting our sponsors!SimpliSafe - Get FREE shipping and a 60 day money back guarantee when you go to simplisafe.com/scandal.
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Episode Count
21
Podcast Count
2
Total Airtime
11 hours, 51 minutes
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