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The greatest good : a U.S. Forest Service Centennial film

Author: Steven Dunsky; David Steinke; Stephen Most; Ann Dunsky; United States. Forest Service.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, [2005?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : National government publication : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the timbered shores of the Pacific Northwest to the marble halls of Washington, DC, the choices about how we use our natural heritage are filled with controversy. Whether it is the protection of endangered species or meeting the needs of a growing public, the fate of public lands is constantly challenged. Visionary foresters Gifford Pinchot and Aldo Leopold shaped the debate for a hundred years. Their journey  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Named Person: Gifford Pinchot; Gifford Pinchot
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Dunsky; David Steinke; Stephen Most; Ann Dunsky; United States. Forest Service.
OCLC Number: 60749792
Language Note: In English, with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Subtitle from end credits.
Originally produced in 2005.
Bonus material: producers audio commentary (disc 1); trailers and music videos; views of the Forest Service; The Forest Service in tv, radio and film; about the Forest Service (disc 2); Fire; Smokey Bear; history short subjects; history out takes (disc 3).
Credits: Editor, Ann Dunsky ; HD videographer, Stevan Smith ; narrator, Charles Osgood ; music, Lance Bendiksen.
Performer(s): Narrator, Charles Osgood.
Description: 3 videodiscs (437 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide ([4] p. folded : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Contents: Disc 1. The greatest good. pt. 1. The fight for conservation, 1864-1910; pt. II. Building the system, 1911-1940; pt. III. Boom!, 1941-1970; pt. IV. The greatest good?, 1971-2005 (124 min.) --
discs 2-3. Bonus material (313 min.).
Other Titles: U.S. Forest Service Centennial film
Forest Service Centennial film
Responsibility: by Steven Dunsky, Ann Dunsky, David Steinke ; producer/director, David Steinke and Steven Dunsky ; writers, Steven Dunsky and Stephen Most.

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"From the timbered shores of the Pacific Northwest to the marble halls of Washington, DC, the choices about how we use our natural heritage are filled with controversy. Whether it is the protection of endangered species or meeting the needs of a growing public, the fate of public lands is constantly challenged. Visionary foresters Gifford Pinchot and Aldo Leopold shaped the debate for a hundred years. Their journey from the "wise use" of resources to the idea of a "land ethic" has defined the evolution of the Forest Service. The story is told from a wide variety of perspectives, including leading historians as well many of the participants, inside and outside the Forest Service."--Publisher's website.

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