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Henry Ford

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Henry Ford

Henry Ford

Henry Ford

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Snigdha Prakash profiles one of the most important entrepreneurs of the century, Henry Ford. By the time, he designed the Model T in 1908, Ford was well into his forties, a one-time race car driver, who'd twice gone into car manufacturing, but failed each time. The Model T was a hit, though, and it launched a revolution in the way we produce things. It paved the way for a new middle class, and it changed the face of America, as a new network of roads was built to crisscross the continent and Americans became the most mobile people in the world.