Businessman-Scientist In Focus: EDWIN HERBERT LAND

FEW men have merged the worlds of business and science with greater success than Edwin Herbert Land, a scholarly New Englander who completely changed photography with his Polaroid Land Camera, which now turns out a finished picture in ten seconds — an invention that skeptics once derided as a passing plaything.

Trim and darkly handsome, "Din" Land, 51, has built his Polaroid Corp. into a company that employs 2,500, had 1960 sales of $99.4 million, and has given him and his family a paper fortune of more than $143 million. But Land has never let money, success or...

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