United States of America Pavilion - designed by Buckminster Fuller, the pavilion was one of the most popular with over 5 million visits. The building was distinguished by its large 20 story geodesic dome with an acrylic skin (which caught fire and melted away in 1976). The site minirail train passed through the building. The six floors were based on the theme of: "Creative America - the positive use of creative energy". The exhibits included everything from Elvis Presley's guitar to Apollo spacecraft. But not everyone liked the pavilion including U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson who (after a brief visit) was alleged to have said "the homosexuals have had carte blanche!" in reference to the design and content of the displays. http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Expo-67
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