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Armand Hammer : a life of deception

Author: Ron SteinmanJohn MartinLisa ZeffABC News Productions.Arts and Entertainment Network.All authors
Publisher: [New York] : A & E Home Video : [Distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group], ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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The son of a Russian immigrant and founder of the American Communist Party, Hammer first found riches, as well as notoriety, as a businessman in the fledgling Soviet Union, where he used his operations to help launder money for the communist government. In an interview made shortly before his death, Hammer reflects on his many accomplishments, and reveals the personal misfortunes that dogged his financial success.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Armand Hammer
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Steinman; John Martin; Lisa Zeff; ABC News Productions.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; A & E Home Video (Firm); New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767004590 : 9780767004596
OCLC Number: 38954006
Notes: Originally produced for the A & E television series: Biography.
Copyright date on container for art and design: 1996.
Credits: Camera, Chuck Barbee ... [et al.]; editor, Randolph A. Peek; origal music, John Hodian; researcher, Blaine Hopkins; executive producer, Lisa Zeff.
Performer(s): Narrator: John Martin.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Armand Hammer, a life of deception
Life of deception
Biography (Television program)
Responsibility: producer, Ron Steinman ; produced by ABC News Productions for A & E Network.

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The son of a Russian immigrant and founder of the American Communist Party, Hammer first found riches, as well as notoriety, as a businessman in the fledgling Soviet Union, where he used his operations to help launder money for the communist government. In an interview made shortly before his death, Hammer reflects on his many accomplishments, and reveals the personal misfortunes that dogged his financial success. Biographers trace his string of successful business ventures, and explore the lies and deception that marked his personal life.

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