Letters: Apr. 26, 1963

Hold Back the Flood


It's no wonder the U.S. won't give a cent to help save the 3,000-year-old Temple of Abu Simbel [April 12]. Right now Colorado River water caught by Glen Canyon Dam is rushing toward Rainbow Bridge—the most beautiful and largest of all known natural stone arches, a natural wonder of the world carved by nature long before Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II thought of praising himself with a temple carved by slaves. Congress vowed to save the bridge in the 1956 Colorado River Storage Act. But the promised protection facilities have...

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