Biographies of Famous and Controversial People

by George Birnhbaum.

Moses Annenberg - He arrived in the U.S. as a child and created a publishing empire.  He was convicted of income tax evasion.

Walter Annenberg - He avoided jail and expanded his father's business.  His friend Pres. Nixon sent him to London to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom.

Armand Hammer - He exploited his meeting with Lenin to become a wealthy art collector and dealer.  Later he outmaneuvered his competitors to create a major oil company.

Menachem Begin - A terrorist who became an internationally respected prime minister of Israel.