World's Fair http://nwpr.org en Souvenirs Of Seattle's World's Fair http://nwpr.org/post/souvenirs-seattles-worlds-fair <p>Fifty years ago Sunday, the Seattle World’s Fair came to an end. For six months nearly 10 million people visited the Century 21 Exposition. The Space-Age themed fair left behind many memories and a lot of memorabilia. In the final part of our series on the Seattle World’s fair, produced with Jack Straw Productions, Harriet Baskas looks at some of the stories behind the souvenirs. Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:52:08 +0000 Harriet Baskas 17000 at http://nwpr.org Souvenirs Of Seattle's World's Fair Assessing Technology Introduced At 1962 Seattle World’s Fair http://nwpr.org/post/assessing-technology-introduced-1962-seattle-world-s-fair <p>This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair. The event gave visitors a peek at how they might communicate and use something called a computer in the 21st Century. Ahead a look at some of the technological innovations unveiled at Seattle's Space Age Worl'ds Fair. KUOW's Harriet Baskas and Jack Straw Productions reports. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 13:25:22 +0000 Harriet Baskas 16444 at http://nwpr.org Assessing Technology Introduced At 1962 Seattle World’s Fair Seattle World's Fair - Space Is The Place http://nwpr.org/post/seattle-worlds-fair-space-place <p>This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World&rsquo;s Fair -&ndash; an event shaped by the Soviet Union&rsquo;s launch of sputnik, President Eisenhower&rsquo;s creation of NASA and President Kennedy&rsquo;s promise to put a man on the moon.</p><p></p><p class="p1">In a collaboration with Jack Straw Productions and KUOW, reporter Harriet Baskas has the story of the remarkable event that brought us the Space Needle.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 13:26:35 +0000 Harriet Baskas 12080 at http://nwpr.org Seattle World's Fair - Space Is The Place