T. H. Watkins

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One of the foremost chroniclers of the American West, T. H. Watkins was an editor of Wilderness magazine and Wallace Stegner Distinguished Professor of Western American Studies at Montana State University. He is perhaps best known for Righteous Pilgrim, a 1990 biography of Harold L. Ickes, the crusading secretary of the interior for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, which was a National Book Award finalist. He also wrote The Hungry Years and The Great Depression: America in the 1930s.

Articles by this Contributor

August/september 1981

A HERITAGE PRESERVED

October/november 1981

February/march 1982

April/may 1982

Fort Adobe

February/March 1991

Ninety years ago a highborn zealot named Gifford Pinchot knew more about woodlands than any man in America. What he did about them changed the country we live in and helped define environmentalism.

September 1994

The naturalist ALDO LEOPOLD not only gave the wilderness idea its most persuasive articulation; he offered a way of thinking that turned the entire history of land use on its head

May/June 1998

Wondering which are overrated (none) or underrated (all)