Sunday, June 22, 2008
Bucky Fuller. My next door neighbor 40 years ago.
This guy was my next door neighbor growing up in Carbondale Illinois. I met with him many times. I mowed his grass. I'll never forget. He didn't drive a Dymaxion car. He drove a Citroen.
The week of January 10, 1964, pictures of our house were printed in Time magazine (in the background.) That same week I met Walter Cronkite & Eric Sevaried in my front yard. They were there to interview Bucky for "The 20th Century." I met Walter again 30 years later, and he remembered the little boy in the yard next to Buckys house. Maybe it's because I asked him to autograph my parents Time magazine.