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Sons of Wichita: how the Koch brothers became America's most powerful and private dynasty

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subject_facetBillionaires -- United States -- Biography
Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography
Families -- United States -- History
Free enterprise -- United States -- History
Koch Industries -- History
Koch, Charles G. -- (Charles de Ganahl), -- 1935-
Koch, David H., -- 1940-2019
Libertarianism -- United States -- History
Philanthropists -- United States -- Biography
Political activists -- United States -- Biography
title_displaySons of Wichita : how the Koch brothers became America's most powerful and private dynasty
title_fullSons of Wichita : how the Koch brothers became America's most powerful and private dynasty / Daniel Schulman
title_shortSons of Wichita
title_subhow the Koch brothers became America's most powerful and private dynasty
topic_facetBillionaires
Businesspeople
Families
Free enterprise
History
Koch, Charles G
Koch, David H
Libertarianism
Philanthropists
Political activists