The Fish That Ate the Whale

The Life and Times of America's Banana King

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Hour 2:           Who was Samuel Zemurray and how did he rise from his penniless immigrant beginnings to a life of riches and power beyond most of the world’s imagination? We’ll find out this hour with journalist and author Rich Cohen who tells his story in the book “The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012).

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