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C-SPAN Cities Tour - Fort Myers: Thomas Edison's Botanic Research Lab

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Step inside the Edison Botanic Research Laboratory at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. This lab was built in 1928 after Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Harvey Firestone realized a domestic source of rubber needed to be found for their industrial enterprises. Chris Pendleton, Edison Ford CEO, will tell us about the Edison and Ford's relationship and the importance of this lab at the time.