Nov 21 1964 fair post

Socially, the 1964 New York worlds fair was the third major world’s fair. Over 160,000 people from all across the globe came to this fair the day it opened. The culture of New York has pretty much erased all of the worlds fair besides a few remaining structures. The theme of the fair was peace through understanding which was symbolized by a model of the earth called the Unisphere. Pertaining to culture, the fair is best remembered as a showcase of mid-20th-century American culture and technology. The fair was also said to symbolize products that consumers need such as products for transportation, living, and electronics. This fair also gave many people their first interaction with a computer. Like we discussed in class today, there were no computers or laptops in 1978. At the time, computers were kept in offices and used mainly in corporations.


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