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Jay Cooke, Yellowstone & Profits

  • Terry Anderson
  • 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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    • Terry Anderson

      Terry L. Anderson is the former president and executive director of PERC, and the John and Jean De Nault Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.

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