Walter Mencken 2:37 p.m., March 1
"We saved the best for last: the original Expo featured 'the only actual working model' of the Panama Canal, 'constructed to scale,' and 'as accurate as human hands could make it.' Truly, the Panama Canal was 'the greatest engineering feat whose opening is celebrated by this Exposition.' Our proposal: a new Charger Stadium, constructed to scale - the greatest entertainment feat whose opening is celebrated by this Exposition Centennial. We could even leave it up after we're done - you know, just like the original buildings!"
May 9, 2014