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Come to the fairs

Author: Mert KoplinJanet RoachBill D MoyersCharles GrinkerSanford H FisherAll authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : PBS Video, 1984, ©1983.
Series: Walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Survey of America's World's Fairs beginning with the first one held in Chicago in 1893. It was at these fairs that new inventions such as the Ferris wheel and the telephone were first introduced. Also discusses how fairs have changed in recent years.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mert Koplin; Janet Roach; Bill D Moyers; Charles Grinker; Sanford H Fisher; Corporation for Entertainment and Learning.; PBS Video.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
OCLC Number: 11244380
Notes: A presentation of, and produced in association with, WNET/New York and KQED San Francisco.
Credits: Graphics, Trilogy Design ; art director, Frank Lopez ; film editor, Kathryn Taverna ; executive editor, Bill Moyers.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers.
Responsibility: senior executive producer, Mert Koplin ; produced by Janet Roach ; writer, Janet Roach ; created and developed by the Corporation for Entertainment and Learning, Inc. and Bill Moyers ; executive producers, Charles Grinker, Sanford H. Fisher.

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Survey of America's World's Fairs beginning with the first one held in Chicago in 1893. It was at these fairs that new inventions such as the Ferris wheel and the telephone were first introduced. Also discusses how fairs have changed in recent years.

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