INVESTMENT: Opportunity Knocks

As an apostle of U.S. private enterprise, Kansas Oilman Bill Graham has ranged far afield with cash and encouragement for budding businessmen (TIME, Dec. 23). He has backed furniture makers in Greece, cement contractors in Lebanon, nylon manufacturers in India. This week Bill Graham was looking right in his own backyard for business ideas to encourage. Onto a statewide TV hookup from Wichita's KAKE-TV went the first of twelve TV programs called Opportunity Knocks that will award up to $75,000 in financial backing to the best home-grown ideas for small business.

Produced by Graham's Private Enterprise, Inc. and sponsored by...

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