Jews, Church, & Civilization VII

INTRODUCTION

power monopoly. Most then spend the rest of their days in Castro’s political prisons.

 

1959 CE:  STEVEN SPIELBERG, 12, RECEIVES HIS FIRST MOVIE CAMERA

–An 8mm Kodak

His first film is a 3 1/2 minute Western. Budget: $8.50 (talk about “creeping overhead”).

 

1959 CE:  FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT’S PHILADELPHIA SYNAGOGUE

“Situated in a quiet suburb north of Philadelphia is Beth Sholom – the only synagogue designed by Frank Lloyd Wright during the architect’s long and storied career. The building marks an epilogue of sorts: Wright designed the synagogue near the end of his life and died only months before its dedication in 1959.”

http://www.haaretz.com/culture/arts-leisure/frank-lloyd-wright-s-philadelphia-synagogue-depicts-spirituality-through-modern-architecture-1.421367

 

1959 CE:  RUSSIAN ROCKET IMPACTS THE MOON

Sept: Luna 2 spacecraft and rocket hit the moon (30 minutes apart).

The spacecraft and rocket contained several stainless steel pennants bearing the Soviet Coat–of–Arms.

 

1960 CE:  THE FIRST XEROX IS SHIPPED

It was shipped to the Standard Press Steel Company in Jenkintown, PA. 

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