Jay Cooke, Yellowstone & Profits

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

In 1872, decades before there was a National Park Service, entrepreneur Jay Cooke saw the opportunity to set Yellowstone aside as a tourist attraction. Terry Anderson tells Cooke's story, shares the history of the parks, and offers solutions to the National Park Service's $12 billion deferred maintenance backlog.

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The John Batchelor Show
Terry Anderson is a senior fellow at PERC and the former President and Executive Director of PERC as well as the John and Jean De Nault Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He believes that market approaches can be both economically sound and environmentally sensitive. His research helped launch the idea of free market...
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