solabeirtan Posted October 11, 2012 Report Share Posted October 11, 2012 Did you know ? For the American History buff: I watched this the other day and found it quite interesting. Unfortunatley didn't have the DVR on. It is still available on the Cspan site if anyones interested: intro to 2:40, spkr David Cowen 42 mins Revolutionary War Financier - Haym Solomon Summary: "David Cowen talked about Haym Salomon, a Jewish-American Revolutionary War financier. In 1976, the United States honored Haym Salomon with a stamp with an inscription on the reverse side said "Financial Hero." Businessman and broker Haym Salomon was responsible for raising most of the money needed to finance the American Revolution and later to save the new nation from collapse. Mr. Cowen also responded to questions from the audience." Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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