American Experience: Henry Ford

American Experience: Henry Ford

Director: Sarah Colt

Cast: Sarah Colt, Oliver Platt

     
 

A profile of Henry Ford (1863-1947), the Ford Motor Company founder whose Model T in 1908 changed the auto industry. He also instituted the assembly line (an idea borrowed from the meatpacking industry), introduced the $5/8-hour workday, and investigated employees through his company's Sociological Department. (Anyone who failed to pass muster had wages withheld… See more details below

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A profile of Henry Ford (1863-1947), the Ford Motor Company founder whose Model T in 1908 changed the auto industry. He also instituted the assembly line (an idea borrowed from the meatpacking industry), introduced the $5/8-hour workday, and investigated employees through his company's Sociological Department. (Anyone who failed to pass muster had wages withheld and/or were fired.) The documentary also details his anti-Semitism, including a newspaper he purchased in order to publicize his views. ~ Jeff Gemmill

Product Details

Release Date:
02/19/2013
UPC:
0841887018388
Original Release:
2013
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
2:00:00
Sales rank:
32,147

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Disc #1 -- American Experience: Henry Ford
1. Chapter 1 [:33]
2. Chapter 2 [12:39]
3. Chapter 3 [9:29]
4. Chapter 4 [9:45]
5. Chapter 5 [7:46]
6. Chapter 6 [7:37]
7. Chapter 7 [9:07]
8. Chapter 8 [10:35]
9. Chapter 9 [11:12]
10. Chapter 10 [9:01]
11. Chapter 11 [12:34]
12. Chapter 12 [6:38]
13. Chapter 13 [4:43]
14. Chapter 14 [1:54]

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