The National Parks, America’s Best Idea: Episode 6, The Morning of Creation (1946-1980)

Wildlife that are being hunted to keep the parks safe for humans are declining in population and need to be protected. The Sierra Club helps to fight Congressional proposals to build dams in pristine places. Jimmy Carter uses the Antiquities Act to set aside 56 million acres in Alaska and grassroots organizations fight for the creation of seven new national parks. Also on this disc is the special feature “Contemporary Stories from America’s National Parks”

Disc 6 of 6, color/b&w, 116 minutes

Author: Burns, Ken
Call Letter: Veh
Call Number: 8
Publication Format: DVD
Publication Year: 2009Website:

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