Will 'Flash of Genius' be trouble for Ford?
Based on the true story of a college professor and part-time inventor Robert Kearns? (Greg Kinnear) long battle with the UWS auto industry, Flash of Genius tells the tale of one man whose fight to recieve recognition for his ingenuity would come at a heavy price. But this determined engineer refused to be silenced, and he took on the corporate titans in a battle that nobody thought he could win. ?It was men, not companies, who invented Carbeurators, Radiators and rubber tires?? The automaker has lost almost $24 billion over the past 2 1/2 years, shed more than 50,000 jobs and can't predict when it will make money again.