Helen Fry in Conversation with Joseph Sassoon on The Global Merchants The Enterprise and Extravagance of the Sassoon Dynasty
As a Baghdad teenager, Joseph Sassoon was “totally uninterested” in the family stories his father wanted to tell him. It’s all the more extraordinary then, that as a present-day economic historian, Professor Joseph Sassoon has produced a sweeping account of part of his remarkable family, once hailed as “The Rothschilds of the East”.
In the series:
Jan. 8, 2023: Michael Smith on the UK – US intelligence relationship Jan. 29, 2023: Sigmund Freud’s Family and Escape from Vienna Feb. 5, 2023: Clare Mulley on the Women Who Flew For Hitler Feb. 12, 2023: Joseph Sassoon on The Global Merchants April 2, 2023: Susan Ronald on Hitler’s Aristocrats