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New biography Of Everglades champion Marjorie Stoneman Douglas

04/23/09 Robert Lorei
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Good afternoon, welcome to Radioactivity, I’m Rob Lorei.

Our guest today has written the first comprehensive biography of Marjorie Stoneman Douglas.

Douglas was the long time Miami resident who championed Everglades protection and was Florida’s leading environmentalist for most of the 20th Century. Douglas was also a suffragist, a supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment and a champion of social justice.

Her book entitled The Everglades: River of Grass, published in 1947, served...

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