Neglecting World’s Fairs Doesn’t Make Them Go Away, So Let’s Do It Right, Beatrice Camp, Foreign Service Journal, September 2016

World’s Fairs Today: A Visit to Milan, Lessons for Dubai, Matthew Asada, Foreign Service Journal, October 2015


How World’s Fairs and Trade Expos Brought You the Future, 60-minute video with World’s Fair Historian and Author Charles Pappas


Encyclopedia of World’s Fairs and Expositions. John Findling and Kimberly Peele, editors (2008).

Cold War Confrontations: U.S. Exhibitions and their Role in the Cultural Cold War. Jack Masey and Conway Lloyd Morgan (2008).

U.S. International Exhibitions during the Cold War: Winning Hearts and Minds through Cultural Diplomacy. Andrew Wulf (2015).

Shaping China’s Global Imagination: Branding Nations at the World Expo. Jay Wang (2013).


Face of a Nation


The Masey Archives

BIE Blog about World’s Fairs

In Park Magazine

U.S. Department of State

The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future