Rick Feingold holds a B.A. in History and Business from Rutgers and an M.B.A. from Penn State. He has 30 years of teaching experience, currently teaching “American Business History” and “The Air Force in World War II” at Bergen Community College. He also teaches at Ridgewood Community School and Emerson Community School. He has lectured at over fifty local libraries and has written for the Boston Herald and Christian Science Monitor.
2.1.3Z The Story of American Steel: Andrew Carnegie, Charles M. Schwab and the Sparrows Point Legacy
Andrew Carnegie built a steel empire, became wealthy, and then gave it all away. Charles Schwab would become wealthy leading Bethlehem Steel but died bankrupt. In 1887, Sparrows Point was an isolated stretch of marshland on the shore of the Chesapeake Bay. By 1958, it was the biggest steel mill in the world. In 2015, it was a pile of demolished rubble. Sparrows Point is a story of capitalism, labor unions, race, gender, and civil rights. NEW!