Bob Ames in Saudi Arabia, Christmas 1964, with his daughters, Catherine and Adrienne.
(photo credit: COURTESY NANCY AMES HANLON)
In May 1964, the World’s Fair was held in New York City. At the Jordanian Pavilion, a mural depicted destitute Palestinian refugees. Israelis, who happened to have a section next to the Jordanians, complained to Robert Moses, the mercurial parks commissioner who was running the fair.Moses, a Jew, might be sympathetic to their demands to remove the “propaganda against Israel,” they thought.