Book Discussion on Billy, Alfred, and General Motors

William Pelfrey talked about his book Billy, Alfred, and General Motors: The Story of Two Unique Men, a Legendary Company, and a Remarkable… read more

William Pelfrey talked about his book Billy, Alfred, and General Motors: The Story of Two Unique Men, a Legendary Company, and a Remarkable Time in American History, published by AMACOM. He told the story of the two founders of General Motors, Billy Durant and Alfred Sloan, describing the early days of the American auto industry and their contrasting leadership styles. A former journalist, Mr. Pelfrey worked for General Motors for 15 years, most recently as director of executive communications. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions.

This event was hosted by Borders Express in the General Motors Headquarters in Detroit, Michigan. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Billy, Alfred, and General Motors

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Program ID:
192206-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Detroit, Michigan, United States
First Aired:
May 13, 2006
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2012

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  • May 13, 2006 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 04, 2006 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2006 | 3:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 2006 | 2:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 16, 2012 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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