Animals: Conservation Crusade

''Neither the Democrats nor the Republicans," blazed Cartoonist Jay Norwood ("Ding") Darling at 1,000 conservationists gathered in St. Louis last week, "know a damn thing about conservation." The conservationists were there because "Ding" wanted them to be, and ''Ding" wanted them there because he was still burning with anger and purpose. From March 1934 until November 1935 he had sat in Washington as chief of the U. S. Bureau of Biological Survey, pleading for funds to save U. S. wildlife, meeting with bland indifference or red tape on every side (TIME, Aug. 12,...

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