Tuesday, December 29, 2009

NPR: Vanderbilt jabs his way to the top

by Barca Blog

In case you're interested... On NPR's Morning Edition, Steve Inskeep talked with author T.J. Stiles about the life of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt, the man who made the gift that founded Vanderbilt University in 1873.
Stiles tells many interesting stories including one about how court records show Cornelius won fist-fights well into his 50s.

Click Here to Listen to the Program

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