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DocArchive: Misers, Bling and the Money Thing: Part Two

July 1st, 2014

Episode 686 of 1341 episodes

Alvin Hall delves into the inspirations and fears that influence people’s differing attitudes towards money. He speaks to Peter de Savary who has bought hotels and boats, living around the world in luxury resorts that he’s owned, but says it’s not the money he craves. He finds out about the man who left $187 million to charity, and the men who pay serious cash to spend time with college-educated beauties.

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