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From The Laboratory Of Thomas A. Edison

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Miles, Lawrence D.
Date
1966
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Value Analysis (Cost Control); Economic Engineering; Ideas; Resistance; Notes
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Text of a letter dated Nov. 27, 1926 from Thomas Edison to W. L. R. Emmett of GE with the comment "...it takes about seven years to convert the average man to the acceptance of a solved problem." [Used as an anecdote in some of L. D. Miles' speeches.]
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