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Donald Trump, billionaire, business executive and host of "The Apprentice," talks about how to get rich at the Real Estate Wealth Expo at the L.A. Convention Center, Saturday and Sunday

Last book I bought:
I receive so many books as gifts that I can’t remember the last one I bought myself. It may have been John Updike’s “Still Looking: Essays on American Art.”

Book I’m reading:
Ron Chernow’s “Alexander Hamilton” at the moment. And Kim Kiyosaki’s “Rich Woman.”

Total number of books I own:
Quite a few thousand at this point.

Five books that mean a lot to me:
(Ed. note: he chose six)
“The Prince” by Niccolo Machiavelli
“The Power of Positive Thinking” by Norman Vincent Peale
“The Art of War” by Sun Tzu
“What it Takes to be #1: Vince Lombardi on Leadership” by Vince Lombardi
“The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill” (both volumes) by William Manchester
And, most important, of course, “Trump: The Art of the Deal” by Donald J. Trump

Last film I saw:
“Crash,” directed by Paul Haggis

Last DVD I bought:
“The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” directed by Sergio Leone. One of the greatest movies ever made.

Five films that mean a lot to me:
(I chose six)
“King Kong” (1933), directed by Merian C. Cooper
I would watch it over and over as a child.
“Casablanca,” directed by Michael Curtiz
“The Godfather,” directed by Francis Ford Coppola
“Citizen Kane,” directed by Orson Welles
“Pulp Fiction,” directed by Quentin Tarantino
“Gone With the Wind,” directed by Victor Fleming

Last CD or song I bought:
“Tony Bennett’s All Time Greatest Hits,” Tony Bennett and “The Eminem Show,” Eminem

Song currently playing:
I don’t play music in my office.

Five songs that mean a lot to me:
“New York, New York,” Frank Sinatra
“My Way,” Frank Sinatra
“For the Love of Money,” the O’Jays
(theme song for “The Apprentice”)
The score of “The Phantom of the Opera,” Andrew Lloyd Webber
Any song by my friend Elton John

Favorite wine:
I don’t drink wine.

Favorite charity:
Police Athletic League, NYC

Favorite vacation:
Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida

Favorite vice:
Women (no longer) and food!

Five people I’d like to see answer this survey:
(I’ll give you six)
Mark Burnett, Regis Philbin, Jeff Zucker, George Steinbrenner, Jack Nicholson, Les Moonves

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