Posts Tagged ‘national archives’

David Rubenstein is a Huge Nerd

David Rubenstein and his $23.1 million, 800-year-old piece of parchment.

Private equity billionaire David Rubenstein has become something of a patron saint for D.C.'s treasured cultural possessions recently, donating $4.5 million to save the National Zoo's panda program and another $7.5 million to repair the Washington Monument. But his biggest philanthropic passion is buying pieces of [...]