People: Dec. 6, 1968

On her 6,000-mile "Farewell Tour" of the U.S., Lady Bird Johnson strolled through the cathedral-like majesty of the redwood country of northern California. Pausing at the base of a 657-year-old giant, she placed a plaque designating the 27,000-acre Redwood National Park, a project that has pitted the Government and conservationists against private lumber concerns that have been felling great swatches of the dwindling redwood stands. "This is the crowning moment of a crusade that has lasted two generations," she said. "It would be a tragedy if tomorrow's tourists find a repetition of yesterday's mistakes: neon strips and honky-tonks."

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