To many Americans, the World Fair is a spectacle gone the way of the dodo. but to the rest of the world, which knows them as "Expos," they are still a regular and awe-inspiring event. and Expo 2010-Shanghai, opening this weekend, will be no exception. It's set to become the largest, best-attended, and highest-tech Expo in world history.
- Urso Chappell, Graphic designer and World Fair historian, creator of ExpoMuseum.com and The World's Fair Podcast
- Jeff Wasserstrom, Professor of History at the University of California-Irvine, co-founder of the blog The China Beat, author of Global Shanghai, 1850-2010 and China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know