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The Grand Canyon and American Culture


A natural wonder of the world, the iconic Grand Canyon is so much more. These authors discuss the Canyon's contribution to American culture.


Panelists
Nathaniel Brodie

Nathaniel has served as a public lands employee for 16 seasons. Eight of those were working on the Grand Canyon National Park Service trail crew, the subject of his memoir "Steel on Stone: Living and Working in the Grand Canyon....

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Stephen Fried

Stephen Fried is an award-winning journalist and New York Times best-selling author who teaches at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and the University of Pennsylvania. He is, most recently, the author of the historical biography "Appetite for America," and the coauthor, with Congressman Patrick Kennedy, of "A Common Struggle....

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John Ross

John Ross is a former editor of American Heritage and an historian with extensive whitewater experience. His previous books are "Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed" and "War on the Run: The Epic Story of Robert Rogers and the Conquest of America's First Frontier," which won the Fort Ticonderoga Award for Contributions to American History....

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