Remember that you are on the face of the earth for a relatively short period – a nanosecond – in the several million year span of humankind. Do not waste that precious time. Do not shrink from the responsibility of trying to make a difference.” DAVID M. RUBENSTEIN

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The American Story
By David M. Rubenstein

Foreword by Carla Hayden/Read by Ron Chernow, David McCullought, Walter Issacson, Bob Woodward, Doris Kearns Goodwin, H.W. Brands, Taylor Branch, Jean Edward Smith, David M,Rubenstein, Carla Hayden, Cokie Roberts, A.Scott Berg and Jay Winik

How to Lead
By David M. Rubenstein

Read by David M. Rubenstein

The American Experiment
By David M. Rubenstein

Read by Ken Burns, Rita Moreno,
Wynton Marsalls, David M. Rubenstein, Medeleine Albrighr, Jon Meacham and Billie Jean King

How to Invest
By David M. Rubenstein

Read by Bill Miller, David M. Rubenstein, Marc Andreessen, Stan Druckenmiller, Sam Zell, Mike Novogratz, Larry Fink, Mary Callahan Erdoes, Seth Klarman, Ron Baron, John W. Rogers Jr, Jon Gray, Dawn Filzpatrick, Paula Volent, Kim Lew, Kathryn Hall, Britt Harris, Jim Simons, John Paulson, Bill Ackman, Sandra Horbach, Orlando Bravo, Bruce Karsh, Jim Breyer, Betsy Cohen, Adebayo Ogunlesi, David Blood and Ray Dalio

All of Mr. Rubenstein’s book profits go to charity.

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  • 01.19.2024

    Fox Business

    Billionaire businessman David Rubenstein tells WEF Trump would likely win 'if the election were held today' MORE

  • 01.19.2024

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    The Fed is 'clearly' going to have cuts: David Rubenstein MORE

  • 01.19.2024

    Bloomberg

    Carlyle Group Co-Founder David Rubenstein Speaks With Bloomberg in Davos MORE

  • 01.18.2024

    Xinhua

    Top investor Rubenstein upbeat on Chinese economy MORE

  • 01.18.2024

    Bloomberg

    Carlyle’s Rubenstein Sees M&A Pickup as Rates Drop in 2024 MORE

  • 01.17.2024

    Yahoo! Finance

    Carlyle's Rubenstein talks 2024 election and the impact on markets MORE

  • 01.17.2024

    CNBC

    There's no doubt the U.S. economy is 'in a league by itself', says Carlyle Group's David Rubenstein MORE

  • 12.08.2023

    Bloomberg

    Rubenstein: Colleges Under Pressure to Protect Speech MORE

  • 12.01.2023

    The Bush Center

    David Rubenstein -- The Importance of Artifacts, Books, and Learning Our History MORE

  • 11.15.2023

    The Pulse

    Markets are tired of hearing about a possible US government shutdown MORE

  • 11.13.2023

    The Global Herald

    David Rubenstein Explains the Lack of Private Equity Deals MORE

  • 11.01.2023

    National Constitution Center

    Liberty Medal 2023 MORE

  • 10.30.2023

    The 92nd Street Y, New York

    Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi in Conversation with David Rubenstein MORE

  • 10.27.2023

    National Constitution Center

    Judy Woodruff and David Rubenstein honored with 2023 Liberty Medal MORE

  • 10.27.2023

    National Constitution Center

    Liberty Medal 2023: David Rubenstein Acceptance Speech MORE

  • 10.26.2023

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  • 10.19.2023

    BNN Bloomberg

    Dysfunction in the U.S. government is a huge geopolitical risk: David Rubenstein MORE

  • 10.09.2023

    Library of Congress

    Library Of Congress Honors ‘News Literacy Project’ With Highest Award
    – The David M. Rubenstein Prize

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  • 10.05.2023

    Washington Business Journal

    David Rubenstein, Bill Conway invest in Carlyle Group spinout fund focused on Africa MORE

  • 10.04.2023

    ECOFIN

    Carlyle, Aliko Dangote back $500mln investment fund for Africa MORE

  • 10.04.2023

    Bloomberg

    Carlyle Founders, Billionaire Dangote Back New African PE Fund MORE

  • 09.26.2023

    C-SPAN

    Virginia Governor at Economic Club of Washington MORE

  • 09.26.2023

    Washington Post

    Even his former boss can’t pin Youngkin down on running for president MORE

  • 09.25.2023

    Schwab Network

    We’re Going To Dodge A Recession, But Rates Aren’t Coming Down MORE

  • 09.25.2023

    C-SPAN

    Preserving Presidential Sites and History MORE

  • 09.21.2023

    Kogod School of Business

    David Rubenstein | Sine Distinguished Lecturer Series MORE

  • 09.05.2023

    Bloomberg Surveillance

    Predicting Recessions Is a Fool's Errand: Rubenstein MORE

  • 08.12.2023

    C-SPAN

    Open Forum with David Rubenstein MORE

  • 08.11.2023

    C-SPAN

    2023 Library of Congress National Book Festival Opening Ceremony MORE

  • 08.09.2023

    The Daily Hodl

    Billionaire David Rubenstein Says Bitcoin Here To Stay As ‘Enormous Interest’ Spreads Around the World MORE

  • 08.08.2023

    CoinDesk

    Private Equity Giant David Rubenstein Makes the Case for Bitcoin MORE

  • 08.08.2023

    Bloomberg

    Bitcoin Isn't Going Away, Says David Rubenstein MORE

  • 08.03.2023

    American Academy of Arts & Sciences

    Yo-Yo Ma and David Rubenstein in Conversation MORE

  • 08.01.2023

    Axios

    David Rubenstein's PBS series shows "the good and the bad" of U.S. history MORE

  • 07.27.2023

    Wall Street Journal

    ‘Iconic America: The Golden Gate Bridge’ Review: A Soaring Symbol MORE

  • 07.20.2023

    Bloomberg

    Selloffs, Inequality, China Tension: Here Are the Next Big Risks MORE

  • 07.20.2023

    Bloomberg

    David Rubenstein on the Risks of Global Inequality MORE

  • 07.20.2023

    Business Insider

    David Rubenstein says there's only one solution to US debt: inflation MORE

  • 07.11.2023

    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    PBS explores Stone Mountain Park’s Confederate carving for ‘Iconic America’ MORE

  • 07.03.2023

    Forbes

    Money Wisdom and Life Lessons From Billionaire Investors MORE

  • 06.28.2023

    TheRealDeal

    David Rubenstein champions downtown office debt MORE

  • 06.28.2023

    Institute for Advanced Study

    Celebrating Great Minds with Walter Isaacson & David Rubenstein | Institute for Advanced Study MORE

  • 06.27.2023

    Bisnow

    Billionaire David Rubenstein: 'Best Single Investment' Today Is Debt In Downtown Office Buildings MORE

  • 06.23.2023

    CNBC

    David Rubenstein on China: Unrealistic to think you can 'decouple' the economic relationship MORE

  • 06.15.2023

    UChicago News

    Digital artwork blooms endlessly on campus MORE

  • 05.24.2023

    The Harvard Gazette

    Rubenstein to step down from Harvard Corporation MORE

  • 05.24.2023

    New Orleans Book Festival

    David Rubenstein in conversation with Gary Ginsberg at the 2023 New Orleans Book Festival MORE

  • 05.13.2023

    The Ellis Island Honors Society

    Ellis Island Honors Society Presents the 2023 Ellis Island Medals of Honor MORE

  • 05.10.2023

    CNN

    The Fed would look ‘silly’ if it declares victory over inflation now, warns billionaire investor David Rubenstein MORE

  • 05.10.2023

    PGIM

    PGIM: David Rubenstein - Investing with a Purpose MORE

  • 05.04.2023

    The McDowell News

    Writers Guild strike, 'Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.' and David Rubenstein's iconic journey | Streamed & Screened podcast MORE

  • 05.01.2023

    Sioux City Journal

    Icons help tell America's story, says philanthropist David Rubenstein MORE

  • 04.26.2023

    Washington Post

    David Rubenstein on ‘Iconic America’ MORE

  • 04.26.2023

    Axios

    Rubenstein hosts new PBS “Iconic America” series MORE

  • 04.26.2023

    Washington Post

    Transcript: Explaining America with David M. Rubenstein MORE

  • 04.19.2023

    The Hill

    David Rubenstein spreads the historical wealth with new ‘Iconic America’ PBS series MORE

  • 04.19.2023

    Variety

    Carlyle Group’s David Rubenstein on Why Hollywood is a ‘Uniquely American’ Invention MORE

  • 04.18.2023

    Forbes

    How To Become The Greatest Venture Capitalist: Lessons From The Masters MORE

  • 04.17.2023

    Washington Post

    Rubenstein spent years preserving objects. Now he’s looking for meaning. MORE

  • 04.14.2023

    Yahoo! Finance

    Billionaire David Rubenstein on the state of big banks, markets, inflation, and Iconic America MORE

  • 04.12.2023

    Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Duke Fuqua Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference 2023 Keynote Speaker: David Rubenstein ’70 MORE

  • 04.06.2023

    Harvard Kennedy School

    Find a way to serve, read a lot, and know your history: a few lessons from philanthropist David Rubenstein MORE

  • 04.04.2023

    The Crimson

    Harvard Corporation Member David Rubenstein Talks Public Service at Harvard IOP Forum MORE

  • 03.27.2023

    Washingtonian

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  • 03.24.2023

    The Bush Center

    Top Moments from Freedom Matters with David Rubenstein and Sharon McMahon MORE

  • 03.24.2023

    The Financial Brand

    Behind the Scenes with Citigroup’s Jane Fraser During the Bank Run Crisis MORE

  • 03.22.2023

    The Bush Center

    Five must-see items in the Freedom Matters exhibit at the Bush Center MORE

  • 03.20.2023

    The Bush Center

    Freedom Matters with David Rubenstein and Sharon McMahon MORE

  • 03.08.2023

    THIRTEEN PBS

    Lynne Cheney: History with David Rubenstein MORE

  • 03.01.2023

    NBCDFW

    George W. Bush Presidential Museum to Open New Exhibit of Rare Documents MORE

  • 02.20.2023

    Washington Post

    New exhibit space to be built under Lincoln Memorial MORE

  • 02.16.2023

    Wharton

    David Rubenstein Interview: Wharton Private Equity and Venture Capital Club Fireside Chat Series MORE

  • 02.07.2023

    Bloomberg

    Key Takeaways From Powell’s Interview With Rubenstein MORE

  • 01.30.2023

    The Art Newspaper

    US National Gallery of Art acquires major work by overlooked Native American Abstract Expressionist MORE

  • 01.20.2023

    Bloomberg TV (YouTube)

    Carlyle's Rubenstein Sees Deals Pace Picking Up in 2023 MORE

  • 01.20.2023

    Bloomberg TV

    Carlyle’s Rubenstein Sees Deals Pace Picking Up in 2023 MORE

  • 01.20.2023

    Bloomberg TV Mongolia

    David Rubenstein: It's good time to invest in Asia MORE

  • 01.20.2023

    Bloomberg TV

    Rubenstein: Some State Pension Funds Are Massively Underfunded David Rubenstein, Carlyle Group co-founder, says many state pension funds are massively underfunded. He’s on “Bloomberg Surveillance” previewing the next episode of “Bloomberg Wealth with David Rubenstein” where he sat down with CalPERS Chief Investment Officer Nicole Musicco. MORE

  • 01.19.2023

    Meet the Leader

    David Rubenstein Interviews Alex Karp at World Economic Forum MORE

  • 01.18.2023

    Yahoo! Finance

    David Rubenstein says the Fed will settle for 'tolerable' 3% inflation, doesn't see imminent recession MORE

  • 01.18.2023

    CNBC SquawkBox

    Jerome Powell has done a pretty good job, says billionaire investor David Rubenstein MORE

  • 01.17.2023

    Keepin Kozy

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  • 01.16.2023

    Diamond Wealth Podcast

    Carlyle Group Co-Founder David Rubenstein Joins Ron Diamond on Family Office World Ep. 002 MORE

  • 12.20.2022

    Worth Magazine

    Master on the Crafts MORE

  • 12.20.2022

    Yahoo! Finance

    Master on the Crafts MORE

  • 12.14.2022

    CNBC

    Billionaire investor David Rubenstein on FTX and venture capital: ‘Every investor makes mistakes’ MORE

  • 12.14.2022

    CNBC

    The Fed has made real progress against inflation, says billionaire investor David Rubenstein MORE

  • 12.13.2022

    LinkedIn

    ‘I tend to think that you make your own luck’: Billionaire David Rubenstein on what makes a great investor MORE

  • 12.11.2022

    Fox-5

    David Rubenstein on his new book 'How to Invest' | On The Hill MORE

  • 12.02.2022

    Macrohive

    David Rubenstein on How to Invest Like Superstar Investors MORE

  • 11.17.2022

    Fox Business – Mornings with Maria

    Crypto industry is not going away ‘overnight’: David Rubenstein MORE

  • 09.29.2022

    We Study Billionaires Podcast

    TIP479: How to Invest w/David Rubenstein MORE

  • 09.29.2022

    WETA

    WETA and Altman Productions Announce WETA Is New Broadcast Home of "It’s Academic" MORE

  • 09.28.2022

    CNBC

    Waiting for market bottom is a mistake and investors should buy now, David Rubenstein says MORE

  • 09.27.2022

    CNN International – First Move

    Part 1 – David Rubenstein shares advice on investing, money management & learning from failure MORE

  • 09.27.2022

    CNN International – First Move

    Part 2 – David Rubenstein weighs in on US recession signals and the British pound MORE

  • 09.22.2022

    CNBC SquawkBox

    The Fed likely knows interest rate hikes will produce a hard landing, says David Rubenstein MORE

  • 09.20.2022

    How To Invest Book Launch Video

    Hosted by Penny Pritzker and David Marchick MORE

  • 09.19.2022

    Fox Business Cavuto Coast-to-Coast

    Billionaire David Rubenstein: This is the most elusive thing in life MORE

  • 09.19.2022

    Tinsley Park Talks Podcast

    David Rubenstein – "How To Invest" MORE

  • 09.16.2022

    Bloomberg Businessweek

    Rubenstein Provides an Investing Master Class MORE

  • 09.14.2022

    Bloomberg

    Carlyle’s Rubenstein Says Savvy Investors Will Seize Market Drop MORE

  • 09.14.2022

    Bloomberg TV

    Even the Best Investors Lose Money, Rubenstein Says MORE

  • 09.13.2022

    James Altucher Podcast

    How to Invest: GOAT Edition | The Carlyle Group's David Rubenstein MORE

  • 09.13.2022

    Yahoo!

    Billionaire secrets: David Rubenstein breaks down exactly what makes a great investor — and offers 1 big idea that could make you ‘look very smart’ quickly MORE

  • 09.13.2022

    Fortune

    A brief guide on how to invest, with advice from some of the biggest names in finance MORE

  • 09.13.2022

    Axios

    David Rubenstein's new book shares billionaires' investing secrets MORE

  • 09.13.2022

    Icehouse Podcast

    Episode 319: David Rubenstein Does Due Diligence on “How to Invest” MORE

  • 09.12.2022

    Meb Faber Podcast

    Episode #442: David Rubenstein on Private Equity, Politics, Parenting, & The Art of Investing MORE

  • 09.07.2022

    CNN

    Billionaire: The Fed won’t say it out loud, but it really wants a higher unemployment rate MORE

  • 09.06.2022

    The Founder Hour

    David Rubenstein: How To Invest MORE

  • 09.05.2022

    New York Post

    Billionaire David Rubenstein reveals traits shared by successful investors MORE

  • 09.01.2022

    CNBC

    Billionaire investor David Rubenstein breaks down what makes a great investor MORE

  • 09.01.2022

    Pomp Podcast

    How To Make Billions And Then Give It All Away | David Rubenstein MORE

  • 08.31.2022

    Fortune

    7 new books to read in September MORE

  • 08.05.2022

    The Jon Schultz Podcast

    David Rubenstein on Building a Business and Giving Back MORE

  • 06.27.2022

    CNBC

    Recession won’t be inevitable but tough to avoid, says billionaire investor David Rubenstein MORE

  • 05.24.2022

    CNBC

    Tech rout is just a ‘shake-out’: Top CEOs predict what’s next for markets MORE

  • 05.24.2022

    Fox Business

    Billionaire investor warns recession ‘won’t be easy’ to avoid MORE

  • 05.24.2022

    CNN International

    First Move With Julia Chatterley — Interview with David Rubenstein MORE

  • 05.24.2022

    Xinhua

    Interview: Top investor Rubenstein voices confidence in China's economy MORE

  • 05.23.2022

    CNBC SquawkBox

    Carlyle Group’s David Rubenstein: Inflation is not transitory, but this is not the 1970s MORE

  • 05.23.2022

    Bloomberg TV

    David Rubenstein on Recession, Buying Opportunities MORE

  • 05.15.2022

    Marymount University College of Business, Innovation, Leadership & Technology

    David Rubenstein — Commencement Address MORE

  • 05.06.2022

    Washington Post

    David Rubenstein lends National Archives a rare Bill of Rights imprint MORE

  • 05.05.2022

    CNBC SquawkBox

    Inflation has been a problem, but it should not cause recession, says Carlyle Group’s David Rubenstein MORE

  • 05.02.2022

    U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

    David M. Rubenstein $15 Million Gift Supports National Institute for Holocaust Documentation MORE

  • 05.02.2022

    Washington Post

    David Rubenstein gives $15 million to Holocaust Museum MORE

  • 05.02.2022

    Fox News

    Wall Street reluctantly embraces crypto MORE

  • 03.28.2022

    Invest Like the Best

    David Rubenstein — Life, Leadership, and LBOs MORE

  • 03.15.2022

    CNBC SquawkBox

    Billionaire investor David Rubenstein: I do not see indications of a U.S. recession MORE

  • 03.10.2022

    Fox Business

    Russia-Ukraine war shows world 'very dependent on carbon,' renewables 'not ready yet,' Rubenstein says MORE

  • 02.09.2022

    Walker Webcast

    Building The Carlyle Group with David Rubenstein, American Business Leader MORE

  • 02.08.2022

    CNBC SquawkBox

    Billionaire investor David Rubenstein: Inflation will likely come under control MORE

  • 01.18.2022

    Bloomberg

    Carlyle Co-Founder David Rubenstein Says ‘We’re Due for a Correction’ MORE

  • 01.13.2022

    Adam Carolla Podcast

    Part 2: David Rubenstein talks Fauci Interview and ‘The Giving Pledge’, plus The News (ACS Jan 12) MORE

  • 01.12.2022

    Lunches with Legends

    David Rubenstein: Patriotic Philanthropy, Pandas & Private Equity MORE

  • 01.10.2022

    Andrew Yang Podcast

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  • 01.09.2022

    CBS Sunday Morning

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