World: Expo '70: Osaka's $2 Billion Blowout

THE theme of Expo '70 is progress and harmony, but last week the fairgrounds seemed to reflect paltry progress and considerable confusion. Workmen darted among unfinished buildings. Girl guides drilled in mini-toga uniforms. Postmen roared around on scarlet scooters, learning their routes. Policemen studied plans for coping with the expected influx of pickpockets and prostitutes.

No one doubts, however, that Expo will open on schedule. Pandemonium also prevailed before the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo, practically up to the hour that the flame was rekindled. Then, in a final frenetic burst of activity...

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