TITLE

THE RICHEST PEOPLE IN AMERICA

PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;10/15/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 17, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a brief background on the richest people in the U.S. included in the Forbes 400. Warren Buffet, known as the Oracle of Omaha, made himself and many others wealthy by astutely investing insurance reserves. Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com started out selling books over the Internet from his garage. Oprah Winfrey has influenced millions of lives with her daily TV show, lifestyle magazines, book club and charitable giving.
ACCESSION #
27335406

 

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