This September 2014 conversation is with Neal O’Donnell, who worked for Corning Incorporated in their advertising department for scientific labware/glass, and later worked to promote various consumer products. He is perhaps best known as “Cornelius for Corning,” and for his cooking demonstrations and TV show. O’Donnell speaks about his career, his work as a chef/promoter, and his remembrances of the people and products he worked with.
Filmed September 30, 2014.
The Rakow Research Library’s Conversation Series features the stories of people involved in the glass industry and glass arts.