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Bibliography

General Resources:

Dilsaver, Lary M. America's National Park System: The Critical Documents. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1994. http://www.nps.gov/parkhistory/online_books/anps/.

Gillon, Steven M. and Matson, Cathy D. The American Experiement: A History of the United States, Volume II, 2nd Edition (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006).

Mackintosh, Barry. The National Parks: Shaping the System, 3rd ed. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of the Interior, 2005. http://www.nps.gov/parkhistory/online_books/shaping/index.htm.

"The National Parks: America's Best Idea: History Overview." PBS. Last accessed November 20, 2012. http://www.pbs.org/nationalparks/history.

Rettie, Dwight F. Our National Park System: Caring for America's Greatest Natural and Historic Treasures. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1995. http://books.google.com/books/about/Our_National_Park_System.html?id=LaJ9FxhAHg0C.

1980 time period:

Andres, Cecil D., and Freemuth, John C. "President Carter's Coup: An Insider's View of the 1978 Alaska Monument Designations." In The Antiquities Act: A Century of American Archaeology, Historic Preservation, and Nature Conservation. Ed. David Harmon, Francis P. McManamon, and Dwight T. Pitcaithley. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 2006. http://books.google.com/books?id=jvlVvQyqOAQC&printsec=frontcover.

Ayres, Jr., B. Drummond. "Three Mile Island: A Chronicle of the Nation's Worst Nuclear-Power Accident," The New York Times, (April 16, 1979), pg. A1.

"Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site." National Park Service. Last modified November 3, 2012. http://www.nps.gov/edal/.

Lowry, William R. The Capacity for Wonder: Preserving National Parks. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution, 1994. http://books.google.com/books?id=1N_zhAcXv3cC&printsec=frontcover.

Norris, Frank. Crown Jewel of the North: An Administrative History of Denali National Park and Preserve, Volume 1. Anchorage, AK: National Park Service Alaska Regional Office, 2006. http://www.nps.gov/dena/historyculture/park-history.htm.

"Public Law 96-487: Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act." (94 Stat. 2371; Date: 12/2/80). Text from: United States Federal Subsistence Management Program. http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/USCODE-2011-title16/pdf/USCODE-2011-title16-chap51.pdf.

Johnson, Dirk. "Ryan White Dies of AIDS at 18; His Struggle Helped Pierce Myths," The New York Times (April 9, 1990), pg D10.

1995 time period:

Clark, Kenneth, R. "Scranton Steamtown: Pork Or Park?" Chicago Tribune, December 13, 1994. http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1994-12-13/news/9412130147_1_nelson-blount-scranton-steamtown-engine.

Hays, Frank. "The National Park Service: Groveling Sycophant or Social Conscience? Telling the Story of Mountains, Valley, and Barbed Wire at Manzanar National Historic Site." The George Wright Forum 19, no. 4 (2002): 50-54. http://www.georgewright.org/194hays.pdf.

Hinds, Michael deCourcy. "As 'Steamtown' Grows, So Does Parks Debate." New York Times, November 23, 1991. http://www.nytimes.com/1991/11/23/us/as-steamtown-grows-so-does-parks-debate.html?pagewanted=print&src=pm.

"Manzanar National Historic Site." National Park Service. Last modified September 29, 2012. http://www.nps.gov/manz/.

McDonnell, Janet A. "Reassessing the National Park Service and the National Park System." The George Wright Forum 25, no. 2 (2008): 6-14. http://www.georgewright.org/252mcdonnell.pdf.

National Park Service. National Parks for the 21st Century: The Vail Agenda. Post Mills, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 1993. http://www.nps.gov/parkhistory/online_books/npsg/vail93.pdf.

"Steamtown National Historic Site." National Park Service. Last modified November 6, 2012. http://www.nps.gov/stea/.

Tilden, Freeman. Interpreting out Heritage, 3rd Edition. Chapell Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1977.