Who is Henry Ford?

American Experience: Henry Ford  (286) 1 h 52 min20137+ Henry Ford paints a fascinating portrait of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century. Directors

What do you think of the Henry Ford documentary?

I think this documentary showed a good balance of the greatness of Henry Ford and the social dark side he held onto. I admire directors that can try to just tell a story without a political narrative.

What did Henry Ford do for Fordlandia?

In one of his first acts as president, Henry Ford II sold the land back to the Brazilian government for a fraction of its value. All too soon, Fordlandia was reclaimed by the jungle. Watch the opening scene of Henry Ford. Henry Ford is born on a farm to William and Mary Ford in Springwells Township, Michigan in 1863.

How did Henry Ford change the world?

An absorbing life story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century, Henry Ford offers an incisive look at the birth of the American auto industry with its long history of struggles between labor and management.

Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American industrialist, business magnate, founder of the Ford Motor Company, and chief developer of the assembly line technique of mass production.

Why choose Henry Ford Macomb hospital for Behavioral Medicine?

Henry Ford Macomb Hospital’s Mt. Clemens campus is home to one of the area’s most experienced behavioral medicine programs for adult acute inpatient psychiatric care. Services are provided in a soothing environment in a large, historical building near downtown Mt. Clemens. Our units have been recently remodeled with your comfort and safety in mind.

What did Henry Ford die of?

His health failing, Ford ceded the company presidency to his grandson Henry Ford II in September 1945 and retired. He died on April 7, 1947, of a cerebral hemorrhage at Fair Lane, his estate in Dearborn, at the age of 83.

What did Henry Ford do to scare away stockholders?

Ford started another company, Henry Ford and Son, and made a show of taking himself and his best employees to the new company; the goal was to scare the remaining holdout stockholders of the Ford Motor Company to sell their stakes to him before they lost most of their value. (He was determined to have full control over strategic decisions.)