To be clear, an Alabama woman invented windshield wipers


Maybe you’ve heard of Robert Kearns. If so, likely not prior to 2008—when the movie Flash of Genius chronicled Kearns’ 1950s invention of intermittent windshield wipers and his David vs. Goliath lawsuit against America’s automotive giants—but whatever the timeline, his is a fascinating story.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/11/10/alabama-woman-invented-windshield-wipers