TITLE

An Optimist Abroad

AUTHOR(S)
Bliven, Bruce
PUB. DATE
June 1955
SOURCE
New Republic;6/20/55, Vol. 132 Issue 25, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the book "Why Not Survive," by Michael Straus. Straus has been U.S. First Assistant Secretary of the Interior, and Reclamation Commissioner, jobs which gave him a lot of inside information on the state of resources. He makes a striking point when he says that conservation is a local issue in the U.S. People in one part of the country usually don't care very much whether natural resources are wasted in some other part. This situation could- and must-be changed by education. He seems to believe that the basic good sense of the human race will prevent anything like this from happening everywhere. Essentially, in fact, his optimism is based on his trust in common sense.
ACCESSION #
14446390

 

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