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Listen to Stephen Fenberg Interview About Legendary Houston Entrepreneur Jesse Jones

Stephen Fenberg, author of Unprecedented Power: Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the Common Good, was today’s guest on KAZI Book Review.  Many Texans know of Jesse Jones as the owner of the Houston Chronicle, one of the founders of Texas Commerce bank (today part of JP Morgan Chase Bank), and the creator of the Houston Endowment, the largest philanthropic endowment in Texas. However very little is know about his pivotal role in rebuilding the U.S. economy as chairman of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation and Secretary of Commerce during President Franklin Roosevelt’s administration in the 1930 and 40s.  To listen to the interview with Stephen Fenberg click here: Stephen Fenberg

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