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One Step Closer to a Manhattan Project National Historical Park

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By David Graves, Northwest Program Manager Advocates have been waiting more than a decade to create a national park that would preserve historic sites and artifacts involved in the development of nuclear energy and the making of the atomic bomb. Now, we could be remarkably close to seeing these once super-secret details and places in American history open and interpreted [...]

Posted on: August 1 2013
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Is Your Representative a Friend of the National Parks?

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By Elise Liguori, Legislative Representative Does anything ever get done in Washington, D.C.? The news constantly portrays Capitol Hill as a deadlocked and rancorous place where good ideas get shot down in a seemingly endless cycle of partisan wrangling. It’s true that members of Congress are frequently at odds on controversial bills, and I don’t expect that to change anytime [...]

Posted on: July 10 2013
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Preserving the Stories of Atomic City: A Q&A with Denise Kiernan

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By Kati Schmidt, Senior Media Relations Manager Watch Denise Kiernan live: NPCA is hosting a Google Hangout on June 11 with author Denise Kiernan, Atomic Heritage Foundation President Cynthia Kelly, and NPCA Senior Vice President for Policy Ron Tipton. Sign up to watch live and ask the panel your questions!   If you feel out of the loop at work, [...]

Posted on: June 4 2013
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Unfinished Business

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By Kati Schmidt, Senior Media Relations Manager While “do-nothing” is the adjective du jour for the 112th Congress, we argue that it is not a fair description for individual elected officials, but instead for the unfortunate, collective sum. Throughout the 112th Congress, NPCA supported or at least monitored 140 national park-focused bills. Within the House and Senate, numerous bills were [...]

Posted on: January 3 2013
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New National Parks Would Help Fill the Gaps in Our Culture and History

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The decision by the United States to drop atomic bombs on Japan was one of the most important and agonizing moments in world history. While there has been and will continue to be intense debate about the wisdom and implications of that decision, NPCA firmly believes it deserves to be presented and interpreted as part of the National Park System. This [...]

Posted on: August 2 2012
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