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Roger Sale: Arthur Denny’s Development of Seattle

From Roger Sale’s Writing a History of Seattle, a 21-part series broadcast on KRAB radio in 1970 and rebroadcast in 1975.

Denny was conscientious in his development of Seattle. Sale talks about how white men usually lacked foresight when they developed cities, but Denny was thoughtful in his decisions. Sale refers to Chief Seattle and the Native American use of land.