Fairs: Go West, Everybody

In the long tradition that world's fairs are opened by heads of state, President Kennedy last week pressed a golden key in Palm Beach that sparked the inaugural festivities of Seattle's Century 21 Exposition, the first world's fair to be held in the U.S. in more than 20 years. Amid the sound of cannon, whistles, sirens and church bells, the excited crowd at the opening ceremony was unaware that an Air Force jet fighter plane participating in a salute to the fair had crashed nearby. Before the fair is over. Seattle expects...

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