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Heirs of Early 'Pooh' Licensee Fight Disney for Royalties

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Heirs of Early 'Pooh' Licensee Fight Disney for Royalties

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Heirs of Early 'Pooh' Licensee Fight Disney for Royalties

Heirs of Early 'Pooh' Licensee Fight Disney for Royalties

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The family of literary agent Stephen Slesinger demand royalties on the many commerical uses Disney has found for the pudgy bear "Winnie the Pooh" and all of his friends. Slesinger sold the rights to the entertainment giant in 1983. Pooh generates an estimated $1 billion a year for Disney. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.