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Beyond the Beauty: The Politics of Creating the Blue Ridge Parkway

“Beyond the Beauty: The Politics of Creating the Blue Ridge Parkway,” was the keynote address at the National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History and Culture K-12 workshop Not Just a Scenic Road: The Blue Ridge Parkway and Its History. Dr. Whisnant delivered the presentation below at the workshop at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC on July 5 and July 12, 2010.

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“Beyond the Beauty: The Politics of Creating the Blue Ridge Parkway,” keynote address for NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture K-12 workshop “Not Just a Scenic Road: The Blue Ridge Parkway and Its History,” Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 5 July and 12 July 2010.