Activist Quotes
1999 Campaign
DotCom Examples
A Selection of Media Coverage

December 6, 1999: Golden Dot Award Winner, Politics Online Conference

July 12, 1999: Advocates hope online sites will boost activism, Reno Gazette-Journal

July 8, 1999: A Gore Campaign Takes Root, Washington Post

July 4, 1999: American Heritage Forests is a Cause Worth Supporting, Evansville Courier

June 20, 1999: Web site allows people to influence government to preserve old forests, EarthTimes

April 27, 1999: Hotsite: Heritage Forests Campaign Combines Online and On-the-Ground Strategies, Politics Online

April 22, 1999: Hot Sites: Protecting Forests, USA Today

April 21, 1999: Earth Day Paper-Free Lobbying Champions Roadless Forests, Environmental News Service

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