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Kingdom Below, The

Kingdom Below, The

Broadcast: July 15, 1977
Added: May 04 2015

They transformed the face of the nation, history refers to them as robber barons. Most of them were born poor, and died rich. They devoted their lives to amassing money, and then when they had more than they could ever spend, they realised they had missed out on something very important. Something which could be described as culture, and so they pursued culture as avidly as they once had chased after money. And where was culture? Why, it was in Europe! And what was culture? Immortal paintings for the mansion, masterpieces of sculptures for their grounds, and a titled foreigner for a son-in-law. From the diary of Miss Mayetta Stebbins...