World's Fair 1939

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Postcard featuring the RCA Exhibit Building at the 1939 World's Fair

In the spring of 1939, New Yorkers — as well as visitors from all over the globe — were treated to a spectacular World’s Fair.  As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us in this Fishko Files, its theme, “The World of Tomorrow,” held special promise for Depression-era Americans… (Produced in 2009)

 

WNYC Production Credits 
Associate Producer: Laura Mayer 
Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister 
WNYC Newsroom Editor: Karen Frillmann