The Grand Canyon National Park is trying to move past a scathing sexual misconduct report released in January by the Office of Inspector General.
In attempts to change the culture of harassment the National Park Service is investigating just how extensive complaints of sexual harassment have been at national parks. It's also setting up a confidential hotline for agency employees to report misconduct, and for the first time, it's appointed a woman to oversee its Grand Canyon operations.
Laurel Morales of Here & Now contributor KJZZ reports from Flagstaff, Arizona.
This segment aired on September 1, 2016.
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