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couple of papers -- and there were more. I have the Oregonian, somehow in my mind. But
certainly the Milwaukee Journal, without any question, and certainly the Post-Dispatch of St.
Louis were -- And the Louisville Courier Journal. I would say those three, along with the
Times, stick in my mind as the best newspapers for covering and taking seriously
environmental affairs earlier than anybody else did. Never adequately -- certainly in my view,
prejudiced view, never adequately until -- I'm not even sure ever adequately [chuckling], but
certainly not satisfactorily from my point of view until the '70s or even later. But I remember
those other newspapers and the Times as certainly being better than anybody else.
Was there ever a political candidate whom you decided to vote against or write against
simply because of his or her negative attitudes toward conservation?
You're asking me if I would vote? Did ever?
I'm asking you if that issue, the issue of conservation, preservation, environmental defense
ever was paramount enough for you in judging --
For me, personally?
Yes, in judging a political candidate's merits.
Oh, yes, yes.
So that would be a major issue for you in deciding?
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