The Woman behind the Teddy Bear-- the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff!

It is common knowledge that President Theodore Roosevelt, who died 100 years ago this year, was the namesake of the world famous Teddy Bear. Hardly anyone knows, though, that the cuddly stuffed animals were invented by an amazing woman from Southern Germanywho overcame terrible sickness and incredible challenges and turned her tiny workshop into one of the most recognizable international brands-- and all that in the male dominated world of the 19th century! Join German historian Anette Isaacs as she relates the truly awe-inspiring life of toy maker and business maven Margarete Steiff! 

Anette Isaacs with an original Steiff Teddy Bear!