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Robert W. MARKS

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Three Structures by Buckminster Fuller


23 August 1959

The Breakthrough of Buckminster Fuller; The success story of the man behind the geodesic dome follows a classic pattern: years of dismissal, then sudden, world-wide renown.

By Robert W. MARKS

IN Moscow's wooded Sokolniki Park, shortly before the opening of the American National Exhibition, Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev got his first view of Buckminster Fuller's gold-tinted "geodesic" dome, the structure that houses the main display at the fair.

New York Times • page SM14 • 2,665 words