“I’m driving through these beautiful fields. I want to grab that corn like you’ve never seen. So rich, so beautiful,” Donald Trump told a standing-room crowd last July, at a Make America Great Again “family picnic” in Oskaloosa, Iowa. An obvious applause line, perhaps, but Trump delivered it with the aplomb of a man who… » Read More
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Richard Manning is a freelance magazine writer, with essays and articles published in Harper’s, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Wired, Men’s Journal, OnEarth, The Los Angeles Times, American Scholar, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, The New York Times, Audubon, Outside, E Magazine, High Country News and Northern Lights. He was a newspaper editor and reporter for fifteen years, working at newspapers in Montana and southern Idaho. His book One Round River was named a significant book of the year by The New York Times. He is a Winner of the University of Montana’s Mansfield Center’s Lud Browman award for science writing, Richard Margolis award for environmental writing, Montana Audubon Society award for environmental reporting, Montana Wilderness Association award for writing, and a three-time winner of C.B. Blethen Award for investigative journalism.