American Experience profiles John D. Rockefeller and his Kingdom of Oil
For decades, the Rockefeller name was despised in America. It was most closely associated with John D. Rockefeller Sr. who built the feared Standard Oil Company.
John Rockefeller was the world's first billionaire. He controlled 90 percent of the world's oil refineries, 90 percent of the marketing of oil and a third of all the oil wells. The American Experience Rockefeller episode will air at 7:00 this evening on KMOS-TV channel 6.1
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