New Mexico in Focus offers opinions and insights regarding legislation intended to turn Los Alamos into a national park, celebrating the start of the atomic age. It's a debate that is again heating up, thanks to renewed interest by U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.
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New Mexico in Focus Discusses Debate over Los Alamos Becoming a National Park
July 28, 2011