July 19, 2006

No gravy train for Sacagawea

Lewis and Clark are met with a yawnPaging Sacagawea: Lewis and Clark have lost their way again.

When President Bush issued a proclamation in 2002 creating a Lewis and Clark Bicentennial celebration, tourism officials from Virginia to Oregon pounced on it as a potential blockbuster. But as the three-year celebration enters its homestretch, participating communities are still waiting for the Lewis and Clark gravy train to leave the station.

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