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American experience. The wilderness idea

Author: Lawrence R HottDiane GareyKen ChowderHume CronynKen DruryAll authors
Publisher: [Walpole, N.H.] : Florentine Films, Santa Monica, Calif. : Direct Cinema, 1989. [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the two founders of American conservation, John Muir and Gifford Pinchot, and their historic battle over whether a remote valley in California, Hetch Hetchy, should be dammed and flooded to form a reservoir. The battle reflected the two sides of the conservation issue--absolute protection of wilderness lands versus careful management and use of nature to serve human needs.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Environmental television programs
History
Named Person: John Muir; Gifford Pinchot; John Muir; Gifford Pinchot
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence R Hott; Diane Garey; Ken Chowder; Hume Cronyn; Ken Drury; Philip Bosco; Allen Moore; Sharon Sachs; Richard Einhorn; Florentine Films,; Direct Cinema Ltd.,
ISBN: 9781559747820 155974782X
OCLC Number: 231846302
Notes: This DVD-R disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Credits: Cinematography, Allen Moore ; editor, Sharon Sachs ; music, Richard Einhorn.
Performer(s): Narrator, Hume Cronyn ; voices: Ken Drury (Muir), Philip Bosco (Pinchot).
Event notes: Originally produced as an episode of the documentary television program The American experience.
Description: 1 DVD-R (58 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Wilderness idea
American Experience
John Muir, Gifford Pinchot and the first great battle for wilderness
Wild by law.
Responsibility: Direct Cinema presents ; a film by Lawrence Hott and Diane Garey ; a production of Florentine Films ; writer, Ken Chowder.

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Tells the story of the two founders of American conservation, John Muir and Gifford Pinchot, and their historic battle over whether a remote valley in California, Hetch Hetchy, should be dammed and flooded to form a reservoir. The battle reflected the two sides of the conservation issue--absolute protection of wilderness lands versus careful management and use of nature to serve human needs.

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