The Land: America, the Beautiful

"We do not intend that our natural resources shall be exploited by the few against the interests of the many, nor do we intend to turn them over to any man who will wastefully use them by destruction and leave to those who come after us a heritage damaged by just so much." So spoke the conservationist President, Teddy Roosevelt. Last week, as his tenth successor addressed himself to the modern problems of natural resources, the situation had become more dramatic; what needs saving now is not just nature, but man himself.

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