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Lyndon Baines Johnson signs the Wilderness Act into law

Author(s):

Year:

2016

Publication type:

Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Primary Station(s):

Rocky Mountain Research Station

Source:

Journal of Forestry. 114(3): 288.

Description

President 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.

Citation

Fox, Susan A. 2016. Lyndon Baines Johnson signs the Wilderness Act into law. Journal of Forestry. 114(3): 288.

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