THE CABINET: Director of Outdoors

A domain larger than Belgium, wilder than Abyssinia, more visited than Rome, colder than Moose Factory and hotter than Tophet, a fabulously scenic empire scattered over half a continent, quietly changed hands last week. In Washington, Secretary of the Interior Ickes announced that effective Aug. 9, Arno Berthold Cammerer would be the third director of the National Park Service. His job: to introduce the U. S. people to the grandeur of their own amazing outdoors.

The acquaintance of at least a third of the nation's citizenry with nature is largely limited to the...

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