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Flash of Genius
Friday, October 17
When college professor and part-time inventor Robert Kearns develops an intermittent windshield wiper, he believes he, his wife and their children will be set for life. Though the invention is a big hit with automakers in 1960s Detroit, Kearns himself is forced out of the picture. Determined to collect the recognition and financial reward due him, Kearns wages a long, arduous legal battle against the auto industry.
Stars: Greg Kinnear, Lauren Graham, Dermot Mulroney, Alan Alda