1939 New York World's Fair

Robert Rydell talked about the events that caused New York to host the World’s Fair of 1939. He said the Fair’s “World of… read more

Robert Rydell talked about the events that caused New York to host the World’s Fair of 1939. He said the Fair’s “World of Tomorrow” theme both influenced and reflected American culture while the nation continued to recover from the Great Depression. Professor Rydell also described some of the fair’s most popular inventions and attractions, including a display sponsored by General Motors. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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1939 New York World's Fair

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Program ID:
319004-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
May 24, 2014
Last Aired:
Jun 2, 2014

Airing Details

  • May 24, 2014 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2014 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 26, 2014 | 10:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2014 | 3:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2014 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 02, 2014 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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