Steuben Glass closure a long time coming

(11/28/11) Steuben Glass will officially shutter its Corning factory on November 29. But as the Innovation Trail's Matt Richmond reports, the company's closure has been coming for a long time.

The first president to give a Steuben creation as an official gift was Harry Truman. In 1947, he sent a glass bowl to then-Princess Elizabeth as a wedding gift.

But that legacy is coming to an end for the 108-year-old decorative glassmaker.

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Date: 29 November 2011
Source: /www.northcountrypublicradio.org

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