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Yosemite's Unsung Heroine

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Conservation Issues | Guest Speakers | Conservation | Lecture Archive 2014

Posted: November 19, 2014

Yosemite's Unsung Heroine

Lecture date: September 19, 2014. Author Craig MacDonald shared the story of Jessie Benton Fremont, who helped lead the first successful effort to protect Yosemite Valley as national park land 150 years ago.

MacDonald, a Pulitzer Prize nominee, is the author of eighteen books about the West, and his work has been published in Sierra Heritage magazine.

Video Posted: November 19, 2014 | Running time: 56:57

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