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Fordís Fundamentals, Part one
After nearly a century of making cars, Ford is still one of the most important names in American business. And while much has been written about Fordís automobiles, there has been comparatively little focus on his life. Todayís guest believes that Henry Fordís story and his influence on American culture has not been fully appreciated. Who was Henry Ford? And why is he important today?
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Professor of History at the University of Missouri and author of íThe Peopleís Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Centuryí.
Originally Aired: 11/3/2005
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