Corporation: For That Great Feeling

Elkhart, Ind., is quite a town. It has 40,000 inhabitants — and 40 millionaires. It is the site of an early Indian battlefield, the musical-instrument capital of the U.S., the center of more mobile-home makers (50) than any other spot on earth. Elkhart also has a special relationship with — and dependence on — the upset stomachs, nervous headaches and run-down feelings of the nation. It is the home of Miles Laboratories, maker of two of the world's most popular household remedies, Alka-Seltzer and One-A-Day Brand vitamin capsules. The histories of Elkhart...

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