Vice President Al Gore addresses the gathering on Oct. 1, 1994 at the formal transition of the Presidio of San Francisco from Military Post to National Park.
When the Golden Gate National Recreation Area was formed in 1972, the Presidio of San Francisco was designated to be part of the system if the military ever closed the base. This foresight became a reality in 1989, when Congress decided to close the post as part of a military base reduction program. On October 1, 1994, the Presidio...more »
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