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Edsel

much bruited automobile fails on market (1950s). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 78]
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The Edsel is infamous as Ford's costliest mistake in history.
Edsel Records have now released these five Simple Minds albums on deluxe edition CDs.
The 4 grandchildren were the sons and daughter of Edsel and Edith Ford and were named Henry II, Benson, Josephine, and William but were collectively and affectionately referred as Hy-Ben-Jo-Bill.
In July 1943, Edsel Ford's son, 25-year-old Henry Ford II, was released from the U.S.
Product and innovation head of Eastern Communications Edsel Paglinawan discusses the new products launched by Eastern Communications at Penthouse by the Bay, Rizal Park Hotel on Wednesday (MANILA BULLETIN)
That's why the owners of American Classic Car Sales were thrilled to discover this 1959 Edsel Ranger -- a real head turner with its stunning red and white exterior, fender skirts as large as your front door, 6" white wall tires, and -- sweet!
When Edsel Ford died in 1943, Gregorie lost his benefactor and he returned to yachts.
Edsel Ballard, the woman's father, told Fox59 that his daughter "heard the window get busted and she called her husband and said I think somebody's breaking in the house."
The book is really about two men, Henry Ford and his only son, Edsel. It is a family drama with real characters that are almost Shakespearian.
The Ford story centered on the difficult relationship between company founder Henry Ford, the man credited with creating mass production, and son Edsel, whose convictions about what was best for the company and the country led him to struggle against his father's antiwar sentiments and strong antipathy toward President Franklin Roosevelt.
The team was coached by PSO Faculty Member, Gamaliel Nacor and supported by volunteer parent trainers/coaches and ex-varsity college players Edsel Bringas and Alain Garcia (not in picture).
Notwithstanding Ford's impressive manufacturing record, however, the heart of Baime's story is the conflict between Henry Ford and his son, Edsel. Henry Ford was a complicated and, in many ways, perverse man.