The Richest Woman in America

Having already profiled Gertrude Bell, biographer Janet Wallach turns her attention to another exceptional woman of yesteryear, but one who was almost the polar opposite of the public-minded Bell. From humble origins, Hetty Green amassed a fortune, all on her own uncompromising terms. Yet she had a tender side, which Wallach balances with her fiscal savvy.

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Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.