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Carnegie, Morgan and Rockefeller felt that it was their civic responsibility to establish some of the greatest cultural institutions in America, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, to The University of Chicago, to public libraries all over the US.Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Julia Keller joins Dean Lawrence R. Velvel to discuss the amazing technological progress the United States experienced at the turn of the last century, and her book, Mr. Gatling’s Terrible Marvel: The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It, on this episode of The Massachusetts School of Law’s Books of our Time.

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