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The view from Venus

Jacque Fresco designed a society without politics, poverty and war. Will it ever leave the drawing board?

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Venus Project creator Jacque Fresco says he's designed a model society that could exist without money, politics, poverty or war

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An interior shot of one of the Venus Project houses

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Models and images of Jacque Fresco's vision for the Venus Project

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One of Jacque Fresco's Venus Project models

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Jacque Fresco and Roxanne Meadows have dedicated their lives to the Venus Project

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Jacque Fresco and Roxanne Meadows in front of their home on the Venus campus

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A letter of commendation from U.S. Army Col. Paul Kemmer. The specific date is unknown, though the letter must have been issued sometime between 1942 and 1944, when Fresco served in the Army Air Corps—known today as the Air Force. During his time in the Air Corps, Fresco worked as an engineer in the design department of the aircraft laboratory at what is today known as the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, near Dayton, Ohio.

1946.10.29 -- Fresco Wing Patent

Fresco's "variable camber wing" design, which was commissioned by the Army and was granted a patent on Oct. 29, 1946. According to the above patent record, the design depicts "a wing structure having a maximum strength with minimum weight."

[003] - 1948.06.XX -- Official Trend Home Brochure

The accompanying brochure for the display of Fresco's "Trend Home" at Warner Bros. Studios in Hollywood during the summer of 1948.

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