Grace puts a bullet in the head of Tom Edison
Hiding her from gangsters, would-be writer and, in the absence of a clergyman, self-appointed town philosopher and moralist Tom Edison
(Paul Bettany) takes Grace in and assures her that the townsfolk are "good people, they're honest people."
Like Tom Edison
, Ford, Chrysler, and GM engineers are discovering that fashioning something different from the traditional combustion engine is no mean feat.
Scourge of the new right (not to mention cold war liberals); scholar of surveillance in particular and repression in general; mentor to two generations of Nation editors, writers and interns; lawyer, historian, people's philosopher, Frank Donner, who died last week, looked like a disheveled Tom Edison
but wrote like Tom Paine: "Let it at least be said:" he remarked apropos some anti-libertarian abomination, "that we sounded the alarm:"
.We have forgotten that Spinoza earned his living as a lens grinder and that Tom Edison
quit school at nine." Howe described a woman in her twenties who lived for several years in Paris, worked for a French magazine, and taught French at a private school when she returned to the United States.