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The British author Jonathan Raban presents the programme from Seattle.

He talks to Seattle's former mayor, Greg Nickels, about the city's tech and environment revolution.

A husband and wife team of loggers out in Washington State explain how the job's changed since the days when lumber was the industry which made Seattle rich.

Dock owner and 'ancient mariner' Mike Wollaston discusses Seattle's seagoing history.

And we take a walk around the house Microsoft built - a tiny cottage where Seattle's bright young things show off the gadgets we'll all be using tomorrow.

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Sun 14 Nov 2010 19:15