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Paley Center for Media

(Encyclopedia) Paley Center for Media, American archive of radio and television programs, and forum for the discussion of the role and evolution of electronic media as well as the intersections of?

Chrysler Building

(Encyclopedia) Chrysler Building, in midtown Manhattan, New York City, at Lexington Ave. between 42d and 43d St. The ultimate art deco-style skyscraper, it was commissioned by Walter P. Chrysler,?

Johnson, Philip Cortelyou

(Encyclopedia) Johnson, Philip Cortelyou, 1906?2005, American architect, museum curator, and historian, b. Cleveland, grad. Harvard Univ. (B.A., 1927). One of the first Americans to study modern?

Museum of Modern Art

(Encyclopedia) Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, established and incorporated in 1929. It is privately supported. Alfred H. Barr, Jr., was its first director. Operating at first in rented?

August 2004

WorldChristian Churches Targeted in Iraq (Aug. 1): Four churches attacked in coordinated car bombings in Baghdad and Mosul. About a dozen people killed. Secessionist Tension Rises in Georgia?