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Hughes after Howard : the story of Hughes Aircraft Company

Author: D Kenneth Richardson
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Sea Hill Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"People everywhere have heard of the eccentric Howard Hughes, but few know that in 1953 he virtually disappeared from the company he had begun in 1932. Under new, creative, and inspired management, Hughes Aircraft Company became the leading military electronics organization in the world and rose to 85,000 employees. Some called it a national treasure. In this new 496-page book, Hughes Aircraft Company?s past  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Howard Hughes; Howard Hughes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D Kenneth Richardson
ISBN: 9780970805089 097080508X
OCLC Number: 754245305
Description: xx, 470 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Responsibility: D. Kenneth Richardson.

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"People everywhere have heard of the eccentric Howard Hughes, but few know that in 1953 he virtually disappeared from the company he had begun in 1932. Under new, creative, and inspired management, Hughes Aircraft Company became the leading military electronics organization in the world and rose to 85,000 employees. Some called it a national treasure. In this new 496-page book, Hughes Aircraft Company?s past president Ken Richardson shows how this was done. Collaborating with over 60 past employees, Ken has compiled this remarkable piece of American aviation history. Learn about many complex products in all fields of electronics crafted by this highly motivated, inventive team."--Publisher's website.

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