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by Paula Becker, Alan J. Stein and the HistoryLink staff
The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and Its Legacy is a book about the history of the 1962 World’s Fair and Seattle Center. Commissioned by the Seattle Center Foundation and developed in partnership with HistoryLink.org and written by Paula Becker and Alan J. Stein, this 300-page, image-rich hardcover book is a must-have for your library.
“Astronauts and space craft. Royalty and Cold War tension. Science and art. The Kennedys. Religion and sex. Fashion and futurist speculation. The Canadian Tattoo. Freakish weather and Belgian waffles. Elvis and his excitable fans. The 1962 Seattle World’s Fair had it all.”
About the Authors:
Paula Becker is a staff historian for Seattle’s HistoryLink.org where her essays document the dance marathon craze of the 1920s and 1930s, war-effort knitting on the home front during World Wars I and II, the career of The Egg and I author Betty MacDonald, and numerous other subjects. She and co-writer Alan J. Stein also wrote the book ‒ Alaska- Yukon-Pacific Exposition: Washington’s First World’s Fair.
Alan J. Stein is a HistoryLink.org staff historian and award-winning author of four previous HistoryLink books, Safe Passage: The Birth of Washington State Ferries, 1951–2001; Bellevue Timeline: The Story of Washington’s Leading Edge City from Homesteads to High Rises, 1863–2003; The Olympic: The Story of Seattle’s Landmark Hotel. He is the Association of King County Historical Organizations’ past president, and Ex Noble Grand Humbug of Doc Maynard Chapter 54-40, E Clampus Vitus.
HistoryLink.org, the free online encyclopedia of Washington state history, was the nation’s first community history encyclopedia designed expressly for the Internet. It is a program of History Ink, a nonprofit dedicated to pursuing innovative approaches to historical research. History Ink has produced more than a dozen HistoryLink books on subjects related to the history of the Pacific Northwest.