November 15, 2010
The largest World’s Fair in history, the 2010 Shanghai Expo, ended its six-month run on October 31, but most Americans barely knew it even took place. Mammoth, yes, but did the Expo matter? Should US participation matter? Having helped lead the US effort for almost two years, you will not be surprised that I offer a hearty “yes” to both questions. Let’s take them one at a time.