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World's Fair Memories

  • Aired: 04/25/2014
  • 50:11
  • Rating: NR
The smallest city to ever host a World's Fair, how did Spokane do it? The fair site was a jumble of railroad tracks and bridges obscuring the Spokane River from view. A gasoline shortage threatened to keep travelers at home. The Cold War discouraged even the Russians from coming. Expo '74 President King Cole leads a discussion with many of the major players who brought the world to Spokane.
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The civic brain trust behind Expo 74 share memories of putting Spokane on the world stage.
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