Book - New Guardians for the Golden Gate
Book - New Guardians for the Golden Gate


 
National parks are a distinctively American idea, but it takes people to make these ideas happen. This unique insider's account tells how Bay Area activists forged bipartisan local and national support for an unprecedented campaign to create a great new national park. In 1970, beginning with the former Army lands originally reserved to protect San Francisco Bay, the grassroots "People for a Golden Gate National recreation Area" succeeded in preserving all of the spectacular land that frames the Golden Gate.

287 pages, Hard cover.

Written by Amy Meyer with Randolph Delehanty, with a foreword by I. Michael Heyman.

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National parks are a distinctively American idea, but it takes people to make these ideas happen. This unique insider's account tells how Bay Area activists forged bipartisan local and national support for an unprecedented campaign to create a great new national park. In 1970, beginning with the former Army lands originally reserved to protect San Francisco Bay, the grassroots "People for a Golden Gate National recreation Area" succeeded in preserving all of the spectacular land that frames the Golden Gate.

287 pages, Hard cover.

Written by Amy Meyer with Randolph Delehanty, with a foreword by I. Michael Heyman.


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