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Stephens film series features heroes of capitalism

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THIS IS CAPITALISM: Illustrations from the new website that includes films on featured capitalists.
  • THIS IS CAPITALISM: Illustrations from the new website that includes films on featured capitalists.
Kyle Massey at Arkansas Business reports on an announcement today that Warren Stephens, the CEO of Stephens Inc. (and big GOP contributor we mentioned earlier today), has produced a film series and related media, "This is Capitalism."

Stephens explains that capitalism has gotten a bad rap.
“No other economic system has lifted more people out of poverty than capitalism,” he said. “It is why America today serves as the gold standard across the globe. It is time to reclaim the term…
Videos on Alexander Hamilton and Madame C.J. Walker, an African-American entrepreneur, are already available on the website built for the effort. It includes articles and interviews on the topic.

Coming are films on Helena Rubinstein, Jack Stephens (founder of the financial firm his son Warren Stephens now heads), Chuck Williams (who started Williams-Sonoma) and Sam Walton.

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