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Rockefeller Also Known As Levingston: The Snake Oil Salesman Of The United States!

The image of the traveling snake oil salesman of 19th century America is by now a familiar trope. It is the image of the heartless huckster who preys upon the trust of the general public to swindle them out of their hard-earned savings. With a bottle of useless tonic and the help of a plant […]

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