AUTOMOBILES: Ford Stock for Sale?

Old Henry Ford never liked outside stockholders in his company. He quarreled bitterly with them from 1903 until 1919, when he paid $75 million to get rid of them once and for all. But since his death in 1947 automen have often heard rumors that Ford Co. stock would be put on the market. Each time, the rumors were false. Last week the rumor was going around again, and this time Henry Ford II conceded that it was "pretty reliable." However, said Henry Ford II, "the stock which may be put up for...

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