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Where's the Fair?

Author: Infobase,; MVD (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : MVD, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2014] 2017. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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The simple question "What happened to the World's Fair'?" launches a journey that uncovers the sordid past, present, and future of the United States' role in the largest global event in human history. The World's Fair was a fixture of American culture. And then it disappeared... Or did it? Where's the Fair explores just this question.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; MVD (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1048845606
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by MVD, 2014.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on July 11, 2017.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 21 min., 19 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Does the World's Fair Still Exist? (5:52); BIE Withdrawal (3:15); Shaping American Culture (3:53); World's Fair History (4:32); Anti-Fair Movement (3:54); No Longer Hosting (3:32); Illegal to Use Taxpayer's Money (2:21); United Kingdom's Planning Stages (2:57); U.S. Pavilions (3:02); Shanghai's World's Fair (6:09); Expo 2010 (3:25); Expo 1974 (2:35); Participating in World's Fair (6:18); Political Pressure (9:27); Opening Ceremonies (10:31); Next World's Fair (5:32); Credits: Where's the Fair? (3:50);
Responsibility: MVD.

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The simple question "What happened to the World's Fair'?" launches a journey that uncovers the sordid past, present, and future of the United States' role in the largest global event in human history. The World's Fair was a fixture of American culture. And then it disappeared... Or did it? Where's the Fair explores just this question.

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