The Love of Bears

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David Cannadine reflects on the enduring appeal of the teddy bear in contemporary culture. Why, he wonders, have they been such popular toys and featured so prominently in literature and song since they were first named after Theodore Roosevelt over a hundred years ago.
Producer: Sheila Cook.

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Mon 3 Jun 2013 14:50

A Point of View: The grown-ups with teddy bears

A Point of View: The grown-ups with teddy bears

The historian David Cannadine considers the enduring appeal of teddy bears for both children and adults.

 

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