Henry Ford, an American hero and icon. He changed the lifestyle of the middle class and made owning an automobile possible for everyone. And let's not forget he was anti Semitic, and built war materials for the Nazis before the U.S. entered the WWII, his factory in Germany even using slave labor.
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, and a thought-provoking reminder of how Ford's automobile forever changed the way we work, where we live, and our ideas about individuality, freedom, and possibility.
Henry Ford's Publications on Jews - Professor Jonathan Sarna (Brandeis University) talked about how industrialist Henry Ford founded and supported a newspaper that published anti-Semitic articles. – To watch 11/3/14 95-minute video, click http://www.c-span.org/video/?322268-1/discussion-henry-fords-publications-jews