The Monocle Weekly

The Classics 8: Mary Pilon

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10 February 2017

09 minutes


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A listen through ‘The Monocle Weekly’ archives to a chat from 2015 with journalist and author Mary Pilon. She’d just written a book telling the story of the world’s favourite board game, Monopoly. Monopoly’s history began 30 years earlier than commonly believed with an unsung player, Elizabeth Magie, who created the template for today’s iconic game.

Original air date: 8 March 2015.

10 February 2017

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