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Henry Orenstein

this afternoon (tuesday 24th), 6.33-6.42pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated from 12.33pm)
outlook (presented by jo fidgen) includes …

Henry Orenstein, 94, is an entrepreneur in the US who not only brought the highly successful Transformers toys to the market, but also revolutionised television poker to make it the billion dollar industry it is today.
His early life in Poland was very difficult.”

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Tom Karen

this morning (thursday 19th), 8.26-8.30am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb) includes …

Zoe Conway meets Tom Karen, the man behind the iconic Raleigh chopper bike, the Robin Reliant and the toy ‘Marble Run‘ – which is still in production.
Now his work is to feature in a special exhibition at the Jewish Museum in London.”

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