KSPS Documentaries

World's Fair Memories

Special | 50m 11s

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.

Aired: 04/25/14

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video?