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Ansel Adams's 1983 Playboy Interview Should Be Required Reading for Climate Change Deniers

The Citation of the Presidential Medal of Freedom awarded him by President Jimmy Carter in 1980 probably says it best: At one with the power of the American landscape and renowned for the patient skill and timeless beauty of his work, photographer Ansel Adams has been visionary in his efforts to preserve this country's wild and scenic areas, both on film and on earth. Drawn to the beauty of nature's movement, he is regarded by environmentalists as a monument himself and by photographers as a national institution. It is through his foresight and fortitude that so much of America has been saved for future Americans.


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