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American experience. / The wilderness idea

Author: Lawrence R HottDiane GareyKen ChowderHume CronynKen DruryAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA. : Direct Cinema, [2008], ©1989.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : 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
Named Person: 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: Originally produced as an episode of the documentary television program The American experience.
"Part one of a two-part series with 'Wild by law : the growth of environmentalism and the creation of The Wilderness Act'"--Container.
Credits: Cinematography, Allen Moore ; editor, Sharon Sachs ; music, Richard Einhorn.
Performer(s): Narrator, Hume Cronyn ; voices: Ken Drury (Muir), Philip Bosco (Pinchot).
Description: 1 videodisc (58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; this disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives; Dolby Digital; full screen.
Other Titles: Wild by law : the growth of environmentalism and the creation of The Wilderness Act.
American experience (Television program)
Wilderness idea
American Experience
John Muir, Gifford Pinchot and the first great battle for wilderness
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: 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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