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Especially in the Alexandria area, I suppose.
Yes, and to see what could be done to keep the
Potomac River area beautiful and not spoiled. The members
of her committee are mostly people who are heads of federal
agencies and one of the commissioners of the District of
Columbia, Mr. Walter Tobrinner. It was a charming day, and
it was a very pleasant party that we had. We had two historians
of the river who knew a great deal about the river on board
who talked to us about the sights we were passing on loudspeakers,
which was I thought extremely interesting and
They were from the National Park Commission, I suppose.
No, they were local historians who knew about the
Potomac River Valley. I've forgotten their names, but they
were extremely pleasant and intelligent men. We rode up
to the narrowing part of the river and then got into small
boats from the Sequoia.
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