In 2017, when Julian Fellowes’ new series, set in the Gilded Age in the United States, follows Downton Abbey, After the Ball will provide the backstory to the period.

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Blue Bloods In 2005, Morgan Stanley fired chairman and CEO Philip Purcell (with a $24 million golden parachute), as a result of the efforts of the “Group of Eight” retired executives. The group included a former chairman, a former president and the former heads of the firm’s major divisions. When Pulitzer-Prize winner Ron Chernow wrote […]