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John Steele Gordon

Lifelong Author and Commentator on New York's Business and Financial History

Gordon's books include Hamilton's Blessing: the Extraordinary Life and Times of Our National Debt (1997), The Great Game: The Emergence of Wall Street as a World Power, 1653-2000 (1999), and An Empire of Wealth: The Epic History of American Economic Power (2004). His next book will be a history of the world economy. Gordon is also a frequent commentator on Marketplace, the daily public radio business-news program, and has appeared on CNBC, PBS, ABC's 20/20, Bloomberg, and C-SPAN television.