International Participation in the New York World's Fair 1964-1965


Primary Resources
Magazine Articles

Brooks, John. "Diplomacy at Flushing Meadow." New Yorker, 1 June 1963, 40.
"Here is How Things Might Look Someday." Life, 1 May 1964.
Joe McCarthy. "Moses (Robert) and the Promised Land," Reader's Digest, September 1964.
"The World of Already." Time, 5 June 1964, 40.


Christian Science Monitor. 10 January 1963.
Daily News (New York). 4 October 1962.
Journal America (New York). 8 October 1962, 21 February 1965.
New York Mirror. 4 October 1962.
New York Post. 5 October 1962.
New York Times. 21 August 1959-17 October 1965, 5 June 1971.
Newsday. 8 January 1966.
Washington Post. 2 July 1964.

Moses, Robert. Public Works: A Dangerous Trade. New York: McGraw Hill, 1970.
Nicholson, Bruce. Hi, Ho, Come to the Fair. Huntington Beach, Ca.: Pelagian Press, 1989.
Reid, Alistair. To Be Alive! From the Film by Frances Thompson and Alexander Hammid. New York: MacMillan Company, 1966.
Time-Life Books, ed. Official Guide New York World's Fair 1964/1965. New York: Time Incorporated, 1964.

Archival Collections

World's Fair Corporation Archives, New York World's Fair 1964-1965. Located at the New York Public Library, Special Collections, Division of Manuscripts and Archives. New York, NY.
Poletti Papers. Located at Columbia University, Lehman Suite. New York, NY.
Secondary Resources
Books about the 1964 Fair

Rosenblum, Robert, Rosemarie Haag Bletter, Morris Dickstein, Helen A. Harrison, Marc H. Miller, Sheldon J. Reaven, and Ileen Sheppard. Remembering the Future: The New York World's Fair from 1939 to 1964. New York, Rizzoli, 1989.
Caro, Robert A. The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York. New York: Knopf, 1974.
Books about World's Fair History

Benedict, Burton. "The Anthropology of World's Fairs." In The Anthropology of World's Fairs, ed. Burton Benedict, 1-65. Berkeley, California: Scholar Press, 1983.
Haddow, Robert H. Pavilions of Plenty: Exhibiting American Culture Abroad in the 1950s. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997.
Luckhurst, Kenneth W. The Story of Exhibitions. London: Studio Publications, 1951.
Mattie, Erik. World's Fairs. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1998.
Rydell, Robert. All the World's a Fair: Visions of Empire at American Internation
al Expositions, 1876-1916. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1984.
--. "The Literature of International Expositions." In Books of the Fairs, ed. Smithsonian
Institution Libraries, 1-10. Chicago: American Library Association, 1992.
--. World of Fairs: The Century of Progress Expositions. Chicago: The University of
Chicago Press, 1993.
Rydell, Robert, John E. Findling, and Kimberley D. Pelle. Fair America. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000.


New York World's Fair: Memories of 1964. TV's Magic Memories. Directed by Alexander Hammid and Wheaton Galentine. 55 min. Orland Park, IL: Moviecraft, 1991. Videocassette.
The 1964 World's Fair: Relieve [sic] the Wonder. Produced by Connecticut Public
Television. 60 minutes. Hannington Park, NJ: Janson Video, Inc., 1996. Videocassette.
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