Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Happy Birthday Richard Nixon!

Were he alive today, Richard Nixon would be 100 years old.

Though younger people may only think of the classic film Point Break (directed by Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow, incidentally) when hearing Nixon's name, and older people may simply associate him with Watergate, Nixon also has a somewhat-forgotten environmental legacy. Here are a few memorable highlights from that aspect of his career as president:
h/t Gallagher blogs