American industrialist Henry Ford and inventor Thomas Edison, seated in the back, are seen on one of Ford's automobiles at an unknown location in Florida in this 1914 photo. The man on the left is ... more 
American industrialist Henry Ford and inventor Thomas Edison, seated in the back, are seen on one of Ford's automobiles at an unknown location in Florida in this 1914 photo. The man on the left is unidentified. The legacies of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison are once again intersecting, 115 years after the legendary American innovators struck up what would become a lifelong friendship. Alan Mulally, president and CEO of the company Ford founded, the Ford Motor Co., is to receive the Edison Achievement Award at a ceremony in New York on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. (AP Photo) less 
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Mon, Apr 4, 2011 12:05 PM EDT