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THE BATTLE THAT JOHN MUIR LOST

The famous naturalist John Muir was angry. He had lost a major battle protecting Yosemite National Park, the land he had loved for over 30 years. As founder of the Sierra Club, Muir had battled against the railroad industry wanting to install tracks through Yosemite, sheep herders wanting to graze every piece of greenery, lumber companies  Continue Reading »

New book on Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft to become a motion picture

For those who admire Theodore Roosevelt, there was exciting news from Hollywood. Variety reported that Doris Kearns Goodwin’s upcoming book to be released this week “The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism” has been acquired by Dreamworks and will be made into a motion picture. No director has  Continue Reading »