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Hershey: Milton S. Hershey's Extraordinary Life of Wealth, Empire, and Utopian Dreams By Michael D'Antonio THIS BOOK IS NEITHER LICENSED NOR SPONSORED BY THE HERSHEY COMPANY.Hershey The name means chocolate to America and the world, but as Michael D Antonio reveals, it also stands for an inspiring man and a uniquely successful experiment in community and capitalism that produced a business empire devoted to a higher purpose.One of the twentieth century s most eccentric and ideTHIS BOOK IS NEITHER LICENSED NOR SPONSORED BY THE HERSHEY COMPANY.Hershey The name means chocolate to America and the world, but as Michael D Antonio reveals, it also stands for an inspiring man and a uniquely successful experiment in community and capitalism that produced a business empire devoted to a higher purpose.One of the twentieth century s most eccentric and idealistic titans of industry, Milton S Hershey brought affordable milk chocolate to America, creating and then satisfying the chocoholic urges of millions He pioneered techniques of branding, mass production, and marketing, and gained widespread fame as the Chocolate King.But as he developed massive factories, Cuban sugar plantations, and a vacation wonderland called Hershey Park, M.S never lost sight of a grander goal Determined that his wealth produce a lasting legacy, he tried to create perfect places where his workers could live, perfect schools for their children, and a perfect charity to salvage the lives of needy children in perpetuity Along the way, he overcame his personal childhood traumas, as well as the death, after a short and intensely romantic marriage, of the one woman he ever loved.In childhood, Milton was torn by the constant conflicts between his stern mother and starry eyed father He watched his father go bust in the oil fields and his sister die of scarlet fever As a young man he failed with businesses in Philadelphia, New York, and Chicago Milton finally succeeded in Lancaster, thanks to a caramel recipe copied from another confectioner and a lucky break provided by a British importer Then, at the history shaping Columbian Exhibition, Milton found the chocolate making technologythat would allow him to bring a new taste to America When they heard about his plan to build a chocolate empire complete with its own little city in rural Pennsylvania, his friends said he needed a legal guardian.Ten years later, Milton controlled the U.S chocolate market, and his town, Hershey, Pennsylvania, was the ideal American village Factory workers lived in graceful homes Their children attended the best schools Local parks, libraries, and theaters rivaled the best in big cities Trains brought thousands of tourists every day, who flocked to see the miracle town, the Hershey zoo, and an enormous amusement park.Not content with these accomplishments, a childless M.S Hershey founded an orphanage for boys at his family homestead After his wife Catherine s death, the press revealed that he had secretly willed his entire estate to the Hershey Industrial School, as it was called This was only the beginning of his giving Through the Great Depression, Milton Hershey used his fortune to fund a massive building program that kept all his workers employed and spared the community the real hardships of the era Before he died, he even gave away his mansion, keeping just two rooms for himself.Remarkable as Hershey was, his legacy is even powerful It includes the 8 billion Hershey Trust the single largest private fund for children in the world , an idyllic company town in central Pennsylvania, and a corporation that proves that the ideals of community and commerce can lead to profit.This first ever, major biography of an American icon paints a vivid picture of what Milton S Hershey accomplished as the ultimate progressive businessman Hershey s life suggests akind of capitalism that seems warmer, and personal He was a gambler, raconteur, despot, and servant And he stands as a rare, and perhaps unique, example of ambition, altruism, ego, and humility.
A Pulitzer Prize winning writer of books, articles, and original stories for film, Michael D Antonio has published than a dozen books, including Never Enough, a 2015 biography of presidential candidate and billionaire businessman Donald Trump Described variously as luminous, captivating, momentous and meticulous Michael s work is renowned for its clarity, balance, and thoroughness.His works a have been noted as best books of the year or editors picks by The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Businessweek, The Chicago Tribune and Publisher s Weekly He has appeared on Sixty Minutes, Today, Good Morning, The Morning Show, America, Larry King Live, Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Diane Rehm, Coast to Coast, and many other programs.Before becoming a fulltime author, Michael worked as a journalist in New York, Washington, and Maine He has written for Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, The Times of London Magazine, Discover, Sports Illustrated, The Los Angeles Times Magazine and many others He has received numerous awards including the 1984 Pulitzer Prize, shared with a team at Newsday that explored the medical, legal, and ethical issues surrounding the Baby Jane Doe case.In 2016, Michael has became a regular contributor for CNN, both on air and on their website His pieces can be read here cnn profiles michael dD Antonio has been the recipient of the Alicia Patterson Fellowship, the First Amendment Award, and the Humanitas Award for his Showtime film, Crown Heights Born and raised in New Hampshire, Michael now lives on Long Island with his wife, Toni Raiten D Antonio who is a psychotherapist, professor, and author of three acclaimed books.
Hershey: Milton S. Hershey's Extraordinary Life of Wealth, Empire, and Utopian Dreams By Michael D'Antonio
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