Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This video is part of a PBS series, narrated by award-winning journalist Bill Moyers, which surveys some of the most notable events, ideas, and people of the 20th century. In this episode, Moyers takes the viewer to the fair. The World's Fair has been hosted by the United States several times in this century. Archival photographs and newsreels present pictures of the times and explain what America and other countries thought was important to present about themselves.