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Come to the fairs

Author: Mert KoplinJanet RoachBill D MoyersCharles GrinkerSanford H FisherAll authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : PBS Video, ©1988.
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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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
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: 20968458
Notes: A presentation of, and produced in association with, WNET/New York and KQED San Francisco.
Videocassette release of the 1984 episode.
Episode 6 of the television program: A walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers.
Credits: Graphics, Trilogy Design ; art director, Frank Lopez ; film editor, Kathryn Taverna ; executive editor, Bill Moyers.
Performer(s): Bill Moyers, host.
Target Audience: Sr. High ; College ; Adult ; General.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers (Television program)
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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