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How Yosemite Became the Setting of a Chaotic 1970 Riot

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How Yosemite Became the Setting of a Chaotic 1970 Riot

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Independence Day in 1970 at Yosemite National Park should have been an occasion for celebration. Instead, it became a day of violence between park rangers and young campers.

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The National Park Service has been active for over a century preserving and protecting over 400 units across America, from the wild and natural to the man-made and historic. Take a tour through iconic Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon and discover smaller, hidden treasures throughout the country as we explore the agency's evolution over the last century. Through rarely seen footage and stunning aerial views, we celebrate the sites and stories of the national landmarks that reflect our country's past, present, and future.

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