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  • Carnegie's excellent teen program is still doing great work, but we've not made that available across the country.

    Joe Hall: How Would We Teach Andy Warhol?

  • But rather than install him in his own Steinway Hall downtown, Steinway booked Paderewski in Carnegie's place.

    Opening Night, Before It Was Carnegie Hall

  • The Hall was first conceived as a home for the Oratorio Society of New York, a choral music group that counted among its board members Mr. Carnegie's wife, Louise, and William Burnet Tuthill, an amateur cellist and a founder of the Architectural League of New York.

    Opening Night, Before It Was Carnegie Hall

  • In the months after the opening, the excitement Tchaikovsky had generated died down, as did the sheer newness of Carnegie's hall.

    Opening Night, Before It Was Carnegie Hall

  • So this Thanksgiving and birthday week, as I reflect on Andrew Carnegie's legacy -- misplaced on Mr. Lauder -- and on the gallant efforts of Mr. Buffett and Mr. Parsons, my heart remains with the folks sleeping in tents around the country who call themselves "Occupy Wall Street" and those who are new to government subsidized food stamps.

    Maxim Thorne: Giving Thanks for a Meritocracy Instead of Aristocracy

  • Carnegie's Christopher Boucek, editor of a new book on Yemen, says the al-Qaida group there clearly takes pride in al-Asiri and his bomb-making operation.

    Yemen Plot Puts Spotlight On Saudi Bomb-Maker

  • And short of getting the Lauders to include me in their wills, I figured I might gain some insight on wealth creation and preservation that is, if their handlers were foolish enough to let me within shouting distance by asking them to discuss Carnegie's famous quote: "Shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations."

    Among Heavy Hitters

  • For a slightly different, and perhaps less fatiguing, perspective I came of age in a generation where the reason your family slaved away making widgets, or eyeliner, was so you could retire a poet, not make better widgets, I visited across the room with William Thomson , Carnegie's great-grandson.

    Among Heavy Hitters

  • He also cited Carnegie's admonition, in accepting his medal, adding, "He was half right."

    Among Heavy Hitters

  • We should follow Andrew Carnegie's advice—to die rich is to die disgraced.

    Among Heavy Hitters


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