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Trust for Public Land founding member and president, 1972-1997 : oral history transcript : the ethics and practice of land conservation / 2000.
BANC MSS 2001/94 c; Phonotape 3167 C:1-21
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Title:

Trust for Public Land founding member and president, 1972-1997 : oral history transcript: the ethics and practice of land conservation / 2000

Creator/Contributor:

Rosen, Martin J., 1931-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Wilmsen, Carl, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Immigrant family background, UCLA, 1949-1953, work with Project India; Boalt Hall School of Law, 1953-1956; private law practice, 1960-1978; Marincello case, 1972, preserving Marin Headlands; impetus of Trust for Public Land (TPL), 1972: philosophy, goals, and ethics of TPL, relations with Nature Conservancy, other land preservation nonprofit organizations, and environmental justice groups; land preservation programs for urban lands, public lands and land trusts; financing land preservation, generating revenue through innovative techniques; response to Reagan/Watt challenge, getting appropriations for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, working with state and local government on bond issues; TPL restructuring, staff relations, in the late 1980s; responding to Manuel Lujan's attack on nonprofit organizations; issues of fraud in land transactions, assuring equity in land preservation; "Green Cities Initiative: for preserving urban lands, working with Native Americans on land preservation, individual land transactions in urban and rural areas; reflections on the environmental movement.

Date:

2000 (issued)

Subject:

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Trust for Public Land (U.S.)
Environmentalists -- California -- Interviews
Nature conservation -- United States
Environmental justice -- United States
Land trusts -- United States
Nature conservation -- United States -- Moral and ethical aspects

Note:

Martin J. Rosen ; interviews conducted by Carl Wilmsen in 1998 and 1999. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3167 C:1-21.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (ix, 395 p.) : ports. ; 29 cm.
21 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z142b
BANC MSS 2001/94 c
Phonotape 3167 C:1-21

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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