America the Beautiful: Promoting Our National Parks as Travel Destinations

April 27, 2010

253 Russell Senate Office Building

Feature Image 1WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announces the following Competitiveness, Innovation, and Export Promotion Subcommittee hearing on America the Beautiful: Promoting Our National Parks as Travel Destinations.

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Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

    U.S. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Ken Burns

    Filmmaker
    Florentine Films
    Burns Testimony (106.33 KB)
  • Mr. Michael Ward

    Superintendent, Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota
    U.S. National Park Service
    Ward Testimony (72.73 KB)
  • Ms. Diane Shober

    Travel and Tourism Director for the State of Wyoming
    Shober Testimony (335.48 KB)
  • Mr. Will Shafroth

    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks
    U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Mr. Scott Bacher

    Owner
    Carlsbad KOA
    Bacher Testimony (72.42 KB)
  • Mr. Clyde Butcher

    Photographer