“American Icon” examines the world’s perception of America. It combines quintessential American imagery to create a depiction of this nation as seen through the eyes of the world. From the Founding Fathers to Facebook; Cowboys and the Wild West; The Wright Brothers to PanAm; Mickey Mouse to Marilyn Monroe, John Wayne, Frank Sinatra, Elvis; Babe Ruth to Hank Aaron; Coca Cola to Pepsi; The American Dollar; Google, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter; Frank Lloyd Wright to Skyscrapers; the First Women’s Rights Movement and the First Man on the Moon...America is seen as the Golden Door of Opportunity.
“American Icon” pays tribute to the people, innovations, and imaginations that have shaped this nation’s history.
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