What I learned from reading Hughes: The Private Diaries, Memos and Letters; The Definitive Biography of the First American Billionaire.
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He was a film director, a producer, a test pilot, inventor, investor, and entrepreneur [0:01]
the start of Hughes Tool Company [13:00]
during a gold rush sell pickaxe's / great idea about leasing drill bits [19:00]
Howard Hughes Jr is on his own at 18 years old [26:00]
starting out in the movie business [32:00]
his first plane crash/divorce [38:00]
Howard Hughes goes broke [48:00]
Howard Hughes breaks the world record for the fastest flight around the world / Hitler was always an asshole [56:00]
Henry Kaiser and the birth of The Hercules [1:05:00]
his 4th plane crash and descent into madness [1:14:00]
Howard Hughe's M.O. on corruption and bribes [1:26:00]
I am not really interested in people. I am interested in science. –Howard Hughes [1:29:00]