Henry Ford didn’t just want to be a maker of cars — he wanted to be a maker of men. He thought he could perfect society by building model factories and pristine villages to go with them. And he was pretty successful at it in Michigan. But in the jungles of Brazil, he would ultimately be defeated.

Read here for the whole NPR piece. Fascinating episode in the never ending Glory Story. Had any of you guys ever heard of this? (Hat tip to Kendall at T19.)

PS. Be sure to look at all the amazing photos too.