Donald Trump: The Origin Story of an American Actor, Part 5

Photo: Chicago, Illinois. 2009. Jordan David Allen.

Complicated as his life had become by the 1980s, overall, that decade was a time of seemingly boundless material abundance for Donald Trump. If he saw something he wanted, he could almost always get it. And the list of items that Donald grew to desire knew no limits.

In 1987, Newsweek reported that Donald “owns three homes…110 rooms at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach…a…