The Apprentices


I am not that much into American politics. Once in a while I do take a quick look on what is happening though. Now that the presidential candidates are decided, the final run-up has began. Today’s needull is a surprisingly positive article on Trump and family.

Legacy has always been one of Trump’s signal ambitions, right up there with wealth and fame. On the desk in his 26th-floor office, high above Fifth Avenue, a framed portrait of his father sits in the space where a computer should be. Before the family brand adorned the skyscrapers of Manhattan, Fred Trump, a hard-charging son of German immigrants, built a sprawling empire in New York City’s outer boroughs. At his father’s wake, Trump told friends that his own highest goal was to leave the family name a little better than he found it.

The complete article

Time — Alex Altman

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