George Aiken — American Politician born on August 20, 1892, died on November 19, 1984

George David Aiken was an American farmer and politician. A member of the Republican Party, he was the 64th Governor of Vermont before serving in the United States Senate for 34 years, from 1941 to 1975. At the time of his retirement, he was the senior member of the Senate. As governor he had battled the New Deal over its programs for hydroelectric power and flood control in Vermont. Aiken was rooted in the state's progressive traditions, but distrusted any increase in presidential power... (wikipedia)

If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed and color, we would find some other causes for prejudice by noon.
People are people the world over. Some are good, some bad, some greedy and some generous. Nations are like people and act the same way.
True conservation provides for wise use by the general public. The American people do not want our resources preserved for the exclusive use of the wealthy. These land and water resources belong to the people, and people of all income levels should have easy access to them.
As one who has often felt this need, and who has found refreshment in wild places, I attest to the recreational value of wilderness.
The best policy is to declare victory and leave.