Skirmishing about environmentalism may well continue forever, but the major war is over. It lasted far longer than most people realize.
One hundred years ago, Congress created two agencies—the U.S. Geological Survey and the Bureau of Ethnology. Both, according to the author, have since “given direction, form, and stimulation to the science of earth and the science of man, and in so doing have touched millions of lives.”
The granite was tough—but so was Gutzon Borglum
CUMBERLAND ISLAND AND HOW MODERN TIMES AT LAST HAVE REACHED IT
Who runs the country? Administrative agencies. Who runs the administrative agencies? Well, there was this road they were going to put right through the old Rockefeller place, and …
"We have permanently safeguarded an irreplaceable primitive area," said President Truman as he dedicated Everglades National Park in 1947. Bit what is permanence, and what is "safeguarded"? Did he speak too soon?