American Experience

The Rockefellers

Season 13 Episode 1 | 3h 1m 20s Video has closed captioning.

John D. Rockefeller was the world's first billionaire and the most hated man in America. Watch the epic story of the man who monopolized oil. Broadcasting on many PBS stations February 12, 2013. Check your location listings.

Aired: 10/16/00

Expired: 02/10/16

Rating: NR

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