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.