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Sep 21 2017 | ... & the West Blog, ... & the Best | Posts Recommended by the ... & the West Blog
How wildfires are compromising western reservoirs; powerful California irrigators say ‘no’ to Delta tunnel plan; Montana leads in warming climate; and the end nears for a Mexican porpoise: some of the best recent environmental reads.

World War II and the West it Wrought

A two-day scholarly conference at Stanford University explored World War II’s transformative impact on the American West.

The conference was held at Stanford on May 4 and 5, with a keynote address by Timothy Egan on the evening of May 3.

Watch the keynote video » 

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