* * * Then Jess came home. Kept the Prime Minister of Australia [Rudd] waiting for hours.
Well, it seems like Jessica completed her circumnavigation none too soon.
If future generations are to remember us with gratitude rather than contempt, we must leave them more than the miracle of technology. We must leave them a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it.
- Lyndon Johnson, on signing the Wilderness Act into law (1964)