SPECTACLES: Ars Gratis

With California's tourist-trapping Disneyland as a model, showmen have started similar amusement parks in a dozen cities from Denver to Caracas, Venezuela. The wonder is that no one has staked out the biggest tourist mecca of them all: New York. Last week that sure thing was covered as well. Texas Engineer C. (for nothing) V. (for nothing) Wood, who already has five parks abuilding around the U.S. (TIME, June 29), announced a $65 .million Freedomland that will present two centuries of American history along with the ice cream and Cracker jack. To be located in The Bronx...

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