Happy 50th Birthday, Barbie

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Ruth Handler, co-founder of Mattel, introduced Barbie at the New York Toy Fair in 1959.  Since then, Mattel has sold a billion Barbie dolls and influenced generations of American girls. Deborah Ryan chairs the Toy Department at the Otis College of Art and Design near LAX.

Credits

Guest:
Deborah Ryan - Chair of the Toy Design Department, Otis College of Art and Design

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Sonya Geis