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Prophet of progress : selections from the speeches of Charles F. Kettering

Author: Charles Franklin Kettering; Thomas Alvin Boyd
Publisher: New York : Dutton, [1961]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Speeches
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kettering, Charles Franklin, 1876-1958.
Prophet of progress.
New York, Dutton [1961]
(OCoLC)580420572
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Franklin Kettering; Thomas Alvin Boyd
OCLC Number: 1081106
Description: 252 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Opportunities unlimited --
Education for tomorrow --
Lap-welding students to life --
Commencement day --
No formula-what then? --
Science and the future automobile --
Head lamp of industry --
"Research" is a high-hat word --
Invention and inventors --
How new things get started --
Observations on engineers --
I am for the double-profit system --
Mass production --
What is the automobile business? --
A revolution on the railroad --
I am an old pilot --
Why is the grass green? --
We hammer our chests too much --
Research and social progress --
Appendix: Short biography of Charles F. Kettering --
Distinctions Kettering received from his contemporaries --
Fifty maxims from the speeches of Charles F. Kettering --
Published speeches, interviews, and articles.
Responsibility: edited by T.A. Boyd.

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