Twilight at the World of Tomorrow

Twilight at the World of Tomorrow

Genius, Madness, Murder, and the 1939 World's Fair on the Brink of War

Book - 2010
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A narrative history of the 1939 World's Fair places it against a backdrop of World War II and a fatal bombing in New York, citing the contributions of such individuals as Albert Einstein, FDR, and Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2010
ISBN: 9780345512147
Branch Call Number: 907.4747243 MAU
Characteristics: xxvi, 401 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm


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Aug 06, 2010

Interesting treatment of the development of Flushing Meadows, best in detailing the relationships between the fair and Robert Moses, Mayor LaGuardia, foreign governments, and the police

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