Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Expo 2010 5/4

Carly Yuenger

On today's show we discuss the newly opened Expo 2010 in Shanghai. Do World Fairs still possess the power to capture our imaginations and make us into global citizens? Or, are they wasteful public relations campaigns that destroy a city's character?

The Turkish pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo. You can check out more photos of Expo pavilions from the Christian Science Monitor's photo gallery, here.

Have you attended a World Fair (or "Expo," as they're called in the rest of the world)? What impression did it leave? Did it inspire you to be a global citizen? Share your thoughts on the up and downsides of Expos by leaving a comment below or by leaving a message on our hotline: 1-877-GLOBE-07.

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