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Author and Presidential Historian
Presidents and the National Parks: From Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama (2016/2017 Lectures)
Described by CNN as “a man who knows more about the presidency than just about any human being alive,” Brinkley will discuss how U.S. presidents have led the crusade to establish National Parks and National Wildlife Refuges. From Theodore Roosevelt, who set aside 234 million acres of Wild America; to Woodrow Wilson and the National Park System; John F. Kennedy campaigning for National Seashores; and Bill Clinton pulling off the Escalante National Monument – Brinkley will illuminate the backstory of America’s best idea.
Books will be available for purchase and signing
National Parks series sponsored by:
Sara Miller McCune
Presented in collaboration with Channel Islands National Park and the UCSB Natural Reserve System
Supported in part by:
With support from our Community Partner the Orfalea Family
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