Business Wars
Business Wars
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Netflix vs. HBO. Nike vs. Adidas. Business is war. Sometimes the prize is your wallet or your attention. Sometimes, it’s just the fun of beating the other guy. The outcome of these battles shapes what we buy and how we live. Business Wars gives you the unauthorized, real story of what drives these companies and their leaders, inventors, investors and executives to new heights -- or to ruin. Hosted by David Brown, former anchor of Marketplace. From Wondery, the network behind Dirty John and American History Tellers.
Diamond Wars | The Diamond Rush | 1
30 minutes Posted Jun 24, 2020 at 2:00 am.
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    It’s 1869 and diamonds have been found in Cape Colony. 
    Now, diamond hunters from across the world are heading to this remote British outpost in southern Africa, seeking a glittering fortune.
    And among them are two wide-eyed hopefuls: streetwise Barney Barnato, who hails from the London slums, and Cecil Rhodes, a vicar’s son with a head full of imperialist daydreams.
    When the diamond rush turns to bust, Barnato and Rhodes embark on a quest to conquer the mines. But only one man can win.
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