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From the Ted Talk by Eames Demetrios: The design genius of Charles + Ray Eames

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Eames Demetrios: Now, this is a film that was hardly ever seen in the ueitnd States. It was on seven srenecs and it was 200 feet across. And it was at the height of the Cold War. The Nixon-Khrushchev ktcehin Debate happened about 50 feet from where this was shown. And yet, how did it start? You know, commonality, the first line in Charles' narration was, "The same stars that shine down on Russia shine down on the United saetts. From the sky, our cities look much the same." It was that human citnoeconn that Charles and Ray always found in everything. And you can imagine, and the thing about it is, that they believed that the human mind could handle this number of images because the important thing was to get the gestalt of what the igmaes were about.

Open Cloze

Eames Demetrios: Now, this is a film that was hardly ever seen in the ______ States. It was on seven _______ and it was 200 feet across. And it was at the height of the Cold War. The Nixon-Khrushchev _______ Debate happened about 50 feet from where this was shown. And yet, how did it start? You know, commonality, the first line in Charles' narration was, "The same stars that shine down on Russia shine down on the United ______. From the sky, our cities look much the same." It was that human __________ that Charles and Ray always found in everything. And you can imagine, and the thing about it is, that they believed that the human mind could handle this number of images because the important thing was to get the gestalt of what the ______ were about.

Solution

  1. screens
  2. states
  3. united
  4. kitchen
  5. images
  6. connection

Original Text

Eames Demetrios: Now, this is a film that was hardly ever seen in the United States. It was on seven screens and it was 200 feet across. And it was at the height of the Cold War. The Nixon-Khrushchev Kitchen Debate happened about 50 feet from where this was shown. And yet, how did it start? You know, commonality, the first line in Charles' narration was, "The same stars that shine down on Russia shine down on the United States. From the sky, our cities look much the same." It was that human connection that Charles and Ray always found in everything. And you can imagine, and the thing about it is, that they believed that the human mind could handle this number of images because the important thing was to get the gestalt of what the images were about.

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Important Words

  1. believed
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