Saving America's Treasures (Hardcover)
Spearheaded by such luminaries as First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and influential preservationists Richard Moe, the groundbreaking Save America's Treasures campaign is showcased in this tribute to American's rich heritage. Items targeted by the campaign include Babe Ruth's scrapbooks and Louis Armstrong's archives. Photos.
About the Author
Dwight Young has been actively involved in historic preservation for almost 30 years. He joined the staff of the National Trust in 1977, and moved to Trust headquarters in Washington in 1992. He is the author of "Alternatives to Sprawl," and "Saving America's Treasures." He is best known as author of the "Back Page" feature in "Preservation" magazine. In 2003, the National Trust published a collection of these essays titled "Road Trips through History."
Brian Williams became the anchor of NBC "Nightly News" in 2004, taking over for Tom Brokaw, the first such announced change in the major network news anchors in two decades. He was the "NBC News" Chief White House correspondent, and was the anchor and managing editor of the Saturday edition of "NBC Nightly News" for six years. Williams has been awarded three Emmys, and in over 20 years of broadcasting, he has reported from 23 countries on countless stories of national and international importance.
Richard Moe, author of The Last Full Measure, is president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Carter Wilkie, a longtime preservationist and former White House speechwriter, was an advisor to Boston's mayor Thomas M. Menino.
Karen E. Lange is a journalist and writer with <i>National Geographic Magazine.</i> This is her first children's book. She lives in Tacoma Park, MD. <br><br>Ira Block has photographed on assignment for the <i>National Geographic</i> magazine, Traveler magazine, and <i>National Geographic Adventure.</i> He lives in New York City.