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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

They wrote the book on Seattle's World's Fair

Oct. 21, 2011, marks the six-month countdown to The Next Fifty, the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World's Fair. Seattle Center Foundation will announce programming for the celebration, as well as release the new official commemorative book, "The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World's Fair And Its Legacy." Today's cover story and captions are excerpted from the 300-page coffee-table book, written by staff historians Paula Becker and Alan J. Stein. The book will be available from Seattle Center Foundation, and local bookstores in November. The price is $39.95.