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Lyndon Baines Johnson signs the Wilderness Act into lawAuthor(s): Susan A. Fox
Source: Journal of Forestry. 114(3): 288.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionPresident Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Wilderness Act into law on Sept. 3, 1964. In this photo, LBJ hands the pen he used to Alice Zahniser while naturalist, author, adventurer, and conservationist Mardy Murie (standing behind her) looks on.
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Fox, Susan A. 2016. Lyndon Baines Johnson signs the Wilderness Act into law. Journal of Forestry. 114(3): 288.
Keywordswilderness, Wilderness Act
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