Redwoods: The Last Stand

A young activist fights a corporate raider to save an ancient California forest from being cut down

Two unusually stubborn men from Texas -- one rich, the other never quite sure of having gas money or whether his truck's head gasket will last till the next interstate exit -- are locked in a battle over the last of California's privately owned ancient redwoods. Doug Thron, 24, a nature photographer, became an environmentalist after he saw the wild land in Richardson, Texas, he had hiked as a boy paved with malls and condos. Charles Hurwitz, 54, raided and leveraged his way to an '80s-style fortune, acquiring a random bag of companies, including Kaiser Aluminum and the Pacific Lumber Co....

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