He grew up on a farm, yet he launched an industry that spawned great cities. He could be generous and idealistic, cruel and cynical. His revolutionary vision combined seeming contradictions - higher wages, shorter hours, more production. Henry Ford is profiled by historian David Lewis, and we rank the 20th century's 10 most influential leaders, Pages 34-35.
Man of the Century
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