Aug 24, 2009

Tucker 48's

When bombarded with the inevitable "Can we watch a movie?" question from students I would always tell them that we would watch one, and only one, "movie" in class once all of the EOCT testing hoopla was finished. My selection was always "Tucker: The Man and His Dream." Good flick, relevant to econ and a PG rating to boot!

The story ends with Tucker out of business after making only 35 vehicles (16 more were completed after the fact). Turns out someone in Wisconsin is working on the 52nd Tucker. To say I would love to take that car out for a spin would be a bit of an understatement. "Hold that tiger, hold that tiger..."