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Whicker's World: Living with Uncle Sam

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Ten films in which Alan Whicker talks to Brits who have gone to live in the USA. 5: More People Die of Childbite than Snakebite.
Dr Geoffrey Stanford is an ecologist from Ipswich who sees himself as 'saving Texas for Texans'. Whicker looks at Dallas through the eyes of a butler, Stuart Heasman : 'I want to merge, to blend - but with my accent it's impossible', and David Cotterill, Maitre d' at the Mansion Hotel on Turtle Creek where a glass of champagne costs 25 dollars.
One Brit has both merged and made money: his Union Jack Stores in Dallas and Houston offer the homosexual market the latest and tightest in jeans and T-shirts -
'England's like a foreign country to me now....'
BBC Bristol (R)
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Contributors

Presenter: Alan Whicker
Contributor: Dr Geoffrey Stanford
Contributor: Stuart Heasman
Contributor: David Cotterill
Researcher: Deborah Isaacs
Producer: Jonathan Stedall

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Whicker's World: Living with Uncle Sam

BBC One London, 24 April 1987 21.30






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