U.S. At War: Fight at Jackson Hole

Last week, in the face of Congressional opposition, Franklin Roosevelt once again went to the rescue of Wyoming's mountain-hemmed Jackson Hole. Two years ago by executive order, he made Jackson Hole a national monument after Congress had refused to make it a national park. Now he firmly vetoed a bill to abolish it as a monument.

The scene of all this contention is a beautiful, sparsely populated 222,000-acre valley, where frontier rustlers once hid out. For 50 years conservationists have been fighting to make it a park. But many a Congressman and rancher bristled. Their argument: the Federal Government already owns too...

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