The National Parks, America’s Best Idea. Episode 2: The Last Refuge (1890-1915)

This episode shows America’s first efforts of conservation when President Theodore Roosevelt establishes and protects parks and wildlife refuges such as the Grand Canyon. Also we see John Muir’s battle against the city of San Francisco to try to stop Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite from becoming a reservoir. Also on this disc is the special feature: “Capturing the Parks: A Behind the Scenes Look”

Disc 2 of 6, color/b&w, 131 minutes

Author: Burns, Ken
Call Letter: VEh
Call Number: 4
Publication Format: DVD
Publication Year: 2009Website:

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