Edison Botanic Research Lab
Chris Pendleton toured the Edison Botanic Research Laboratory at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates, talked about the relationship between… read more
Chris Pendleton toured the Edison Botanic Research Laboratory at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates, talked about the relationship between Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, and discussed the importance of the laboratory. The laboratory was built in 1928 after Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Harvey Firestone discovered a domestic source of rubber needed for their industrial enterprises.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
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