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This richly illustrated and well-researched volume is the official 50th Anniversary commemorative history of the Century 21 Exposition/1962 Seattle World's Fair, and the companion book to the DVD "The 1962 World's Fair", produced by KCTS 9. Space Needle, science, skyrides, showgirls. Many nations, monorail stations, Elvis gyrations. The 1962 Seattle World's Fair -- Century 21 Exposition -- had it all, optimistically looking ahead to theorize and imagine what the future might hold.
The Space Needle. Monorail. Bubbleator. Science Center. Show Street and Gracie Hansen. Century 21 created icons and scientists, and brought Elvis and John Glenn, Joan Baez and Roy Rogers to our city. In 1962, Seattle invented a future that included a tech-savvy portal to the Pacific Rim. Through historical photographs and motion pictures, the KCTS 9 documentary The 1962 World's Fair: When Seattle Invented the Future brings to life the textures and sounds of Seattle in the late 50s and early 60s.
Seattle World's Fair Book This richly illustrated and well-researched volume is the official 50th Anniversary commemorative history of the Century 21 Exposition/1962 Seattle World's Fair, and the companion book to the DVD "The 1962 World's Fair", produced by KCTS 9. Hardcover, 300 pages DVD