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  • Henry Ford: American Experience

American Experience | Henry Ford and Thomas Edison | PBS

Duration: 00:36
Program: Henry Ford: American Experience #101
Broadcast Date: Jan. 30, 2013

Thomas Edison was Henry Ford's hero. In 1896, shortly after building his quadricycle, Henry Ford had the chance to meet the famous inventor at a convention in New York. Edison, who was convinced the future lay in electric powered cars, encouraged Ford to "keep at it." In 1907, Ford was on the brink of releasing the Model T. The inventors forged a friendship that lasted their whole lives.

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Post Date: January 8, 2013