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A6. The 1964 New York World’s Fair

  • 09/13/2022
  • 10/25/2022
  • 5 sessions
  • 09/13/2022, 3:00 PM 4:30 PM (EDT)
  • 09/20/2022, 3:00 PM 4:30 PM (EDT)
  • 10/11/2022, 3:00 PM 4:30 PM (EDT)
  • 10/18/2022, 3:00 PM 4:30 PM (EDT)
  • 10/25/2022, 3:00 PM 4:30 PM (EDT)
  • Hybrid - Kennedy 119

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The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair was a massive exposition with hundreds of exhibits spread out over Flushing Meadows in Queens, New York. The optimism of the day was expressed in its slogan “Peace Through Understanding.” The Fair is remembered for its dazzling architecture, technical innovations, the taste of other cultures, and just plain fun for 52 million visitors. This course will use slides, photos, videos, and selected readings to help recreate the experience.

David Nevard grew up in suburban Boston and has always been fascinated by history – especially the postwar era. He attended UMass-Amherst and worked as an IT professional for over 30 years. Since retirement, David has been an instructor at WISE and other area lifelong learning programs.

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