Mossback's Northwest

What was Lesser Seattle?

02/16/2019 | 3m 54s

After World War II, civic boosters launched a campaign called Greater Seattle which rolled out the red carpet for transplants and tourists in hopes of transforming the city into a global destination. Meanwhile, another kind of civic booster was arising. Operating under the banner Lesser Seattle, these Seattleites sought to keep Seattle from changing its character. Mossback explains.

Aired: 02/16/19

Rating: NR

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