’80s movie taps timeless entrepreneurial spirit

Last night I watched Coppola’s 1988 movie Tucker: The Man and His Dream for the first time since high school. I remembered the film as the story of one of the great American entrepreneurial dreams and its demise at the hands of the government and crony capitalists.I was right to remember the film that way. Preston Tucker’s quest to create a new, futuristically designed and safer car for post-war American was a big dream and a big failure. Tucker wanted to offer a completely redesigned car—something that looked like a rocket and would instantly make everything else on the road

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