1 hr 15 min

John Muir, Yosemite, & The Fight To Protect America’s Crown Jewel | Dean King Finneran's Wake

    • Society & Culture

Dean King is an author, a journalist, and a documentarian. 

His latest book, Guardians of the Valley: John Muir and the Friendship that saved Yosemite is available at all reputable booksellers. 

This book, of which I strongly urge you all to get a copy, tells the fascinating story of John Muir, Robert Underwood Johnson, and their historic effort to protect Yosemite from the water-hungry pols of San Francisco. 

In this episode, Dean and I discuss: 

The life and writings of John Muir; His editor and friend, Robert Underwood Johnson; The beauty of California; Damming the Hetch Hetchy; Protecting Yosemite; The establishment of National Parks; The Scarcity and Politics of Natural Resources; The Sierra Club; The Controversy surrounding John Muir; Should Muir be canceled?; Environmentalism; Conservation; Water Use; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Henry David Thoreau; “Indoor” v. “Outdoor” Philosophy; Transcendentalism; Camping; and MUCH more! 

Links to Dean’s stuff: 

Website: https://www.deanhking.com/

Guardians of the Valley (latest book) https://www.amazon.com/Guardians-Valley-Friendship-Saved-Yosemite/dp/1982144467/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2OJ3UCTS7U361&keywords=dean+king&qid=1697218922&sprefix=dean+king%2Caps%2C330&sr=8-1

Twitter: @deanhking

Instagram: @deanhking

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Links to my stuff: 

Check out my Instagram page for shorts from this and prior episodes: @danielethanfinneran https://www.instagram.com/danielethanfinneran/

Twitter: @DanielEFinneran

Website: finneranswake.com

Email me at finneranswake@gmail.com

My sister project, PNEUMA, on which I put out sleep stories, meditations, mindfulness content: Youtube @pneumabydanielfinneran  

Pneumameditations.com

Be sure to subscribe to this channel if you enjoy these conversations and share them with family and friends! 

Dean King is an author, a journalist, and a documentarian. 

His latest book, Guardians of the Valley: John Muir and the Friendship that saved Yosemite is available at all reputable booksellers. 

This book, of which I strongly urge you all to get a copy, tells the fascinating story of John Muir, Robert Underwood Johnson, and their historic effort to protect Yosemite from the water-hungry pols of San Francisco. 

In this episode, Dean and I discuss: 

The life and writings of John Muir; His editor and friend, Robert Underwood Johnson; The beauty of California; Damming the Hetch Hetchy; Protecting Yosemite; The establishment of National Parks; The Scarcity and Politics of Natural Resources; The Sierra Club; The Controversy surrounding John Muir; Should Muir be canceled?; Environmentalism; Conservation; Water Use; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Henry David Thoreau; “Indoor” v. “Outdoor” Philosophy; Transcendentalism; Camping; and MUCH more! 

Links to Dean’s stuff: 

Website: https://www.deanhking.com/

Guardians of the Valley (latest book) https://www.amazon.com/Guardians-Valley-Friendship-Saved-Yosemite/dp/1982144467/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2OJ3UCTS7U361&keywords=dean+king&qid=1697218922&sprefix=dean+king%2Caps%2C330&sr=8-1

Twitter: @deanhking

Instagram: @deanhking

+++

Links to my stuff: 

Check out my Instagram page for shorts from this and prior episodes: @danielethanfinneran https://www.instagram.com/danielethanfinneran/

Twitter: @DanielEFinneran

Website: finneranswake.com

Email me at finneranswake@gmail.com

My sister project, PNEUMA, on which I put out sleep stories, meditations, mindfulness content: Youtube @pneumabydanielfinneran  

Pneumameditations.com

Be sure to subscribe to this channel if you enjoy these conversations and share them with family and friends! 

1 hr 15 min

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