Gosling On Main Street

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19950308]

Ray Gosling travels to the United States to trace legendary Americans who pioneered new freedoms for Main Street. 1: FW Woolworth. The creator of self-service, who didn't sell anything for more than ten cents, or sixpence. His gothic New York skyscraper was paid for in cash raised by selling hinges and brackets, buttons and bows. Producer Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950308]

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Producer: Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950315]

Ray Gosling travels to the United States to trace legendary Americans who pioneered new freedoms for Main Street. 2: George Eastman. A poor country boy from New York State, his hobby was photography. His aim was to simplify the camera and make taking a picture as easy as pressing a button. A lifelong philanthropist, he gave away the fortune he earned from the Kodak company and the Box Brownie - then he shot himself. Producer Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950315]

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Unknown: George Eastman.

Producer: Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950322]

Ray Gosling travels to the United States to trace legendary Americans who pioneered new freedoms for Main Street. 3: The Kellogg Brothers - Creators of the Comflake. At the Battle Creek Health Sanitarium, Christian crusader Dr John Kellogg fed the flake to poor people, royalty and Tarzan, while his brother. Will Keith, put it in a box and sold it all over the world. Producer Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950322]

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Unknown: Dr John Kellogg

Producer: Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950329]

Last of the series in which Ray Gosling travels to the United States to trace legendary Americans who pioneered new freedoms for Main Street. H) Heinz. His genius was to realise that his fellow immigrants needed to see the pickle in a plain glass pot. They were numerate before they were literate, so Heinz advertised 57 varieties and 21 pickles. Producer Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950329]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950816]

Ray Gosling travels to the USA to trace four Americans who pioneered new freedoms for Main Street F W Woolworth Producer Julia Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950816]

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Producer: Julia Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950823]

Ray Gosling traces four Americans. 2: George Eastman. A poor country boy from New York State, he was the man who founded Kodak. Producer Julia Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950823]

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Unknown: George Eastman.

Producer: Julia Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950830]

Ray Gosling travels to the United States to trace four legendary Americans.

3: The Kellogg Brothers - Creators of the Cornflake. Christian crusader Dr John Kellogg fed the flake to poor people, royalty and Tarzan, while his brother, Will Keith , put it in a box and sold it all over the world. Producer Julia Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950830]

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Unknown: Dr John Kellogg

Unknown: Will Keith

Producer: Julia Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950906]

Last of the series in which Ray Gosling traces legendary Americans.

H J Heinz. His genius was to realise that his fellow immigrants needed to see pickle in a plain glass pot. Producer Julia Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950906]
Programme Catalogue - Details: H.j. Heinz19950906

First broadcast on 1995-03-29

Producer: J. SHAW

Previous in series: THE KELLOGG BROTHERS

Broadcast history

29 Mar 1995 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

06 Sep 1995 20:05-20:35 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-02-21

Programme Catalogue - Details: H.j. Heinz19950906

First broadcast on 1995-03-29

Producer: J. SHAW

Previous in series: THE KELLOGG BROTHERS

Broadcast history

29 Mar 1995 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

06 Sep 1995 20:05-20:35 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-02-21

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4