April 20, 2022 6:00 to 7:15 pm (EDT) Fayerweather Hall 1180 Amsterdam Avenue Room 411 Book launch for
The Dark History of Germany’s Wealthiest Dynasties by David de Jong
Presenter: David de Jong, financial journalist and historian Moderator: Adam Tooze, Columbia University InNazi Billionaires – The Dark History of Germany’s Wealthiest Dynasties (Harper Collins, 2022), David de Jong tells the story of how Germany’s business dynasties amassed money and power by abetting the atrocities of the Third Reich. Using a wealth of untapped sources, de Jong shows how these tycoons seized Jewish businesses, procured slave laborers, and ramped up weapons production to equip Hitler’s army as Europe burned around them. De Jong exposes how America’s political expediency enabled these billionaires to get away with their crimes.
The event is free and open to the public.
Proof of vaccination is required.
Masks are to be worn over the mouth and nose at all times.
Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.