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The national parks : America's best idea. Disc 1, episode one, The scripture of nature (1851-1890)

Author: Dayton DuncanKen BurnsPaul BarnesBuddy SquiresPeter CoyoteAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, 2009.
Series: Ken Burns; Discoveries-- America., National parks.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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THE NATIONAL PARKS is the story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence: that the most special places in the nation should be preserved for everyone. The series traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years, chronicling the addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dayton Duncan; Ken Burns; Paul Barnes; Buddy Squires; Peter Coyote; Lee Stetson; NC LIVE digital media collection.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
OCLC Number: 852709364
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
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THE NATIONAL PARKS is the story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence: that the most special places in the nation should be preserved for everyone. The series traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years, chronicling the addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them. Disc One - The Scripture of Nature (1851 - 1890) The Making of The National Parks.
A film by Ken Burns starring Adam Arkin, Philip Bosco, Kevin Conway, Peter Coyote, Andy Garcia.
Credits: Written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns ; supervising film editor/episode editor, Paul Barnes ; cinematography: Buddy Squires ... [et. al].
Performer(s): Narrated by Peter Coyote ; voices: Lee Stetson ... [et. al].
Description: 1 streaming video file (117 min.) : digital, SWF file, sd., col.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: Adobe Flash Player version 9 or higher ; video available in high (1 M), standard (380k), or small (175k).
Series Title: Ken Burns; Discoveries-- America., National parks.
Other Titles: Discoveries-- America.
Responsibility: a film by Ken Burns ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns.

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THE NATIONAL PARKS is the story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence: that the most special places in the nation should be preserved for everyone. The series traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years, chronicling the addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them.

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