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The wilderness idea

Author: Lawrence R HottDiane GareyKen ChowderHume CronynKen DruryAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA. : Direct Cinema, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Video : Clipart/images/graphics   Visual material   Computer File : 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
History
Additional Physical Format: DVD Version:
Wilderness idea.
Santa Monica, CA : Direct Cinema, [2008]
(OCoLC)231846302
Named Person: John Muir; Gifford Pinchot; John Muir; Gifford Pinchot
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
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.,
OCLC Number: 853450276
Notes: Originally produced as an episode of the documentary television program The American experience in 1989.
Part one of a two-part series with 'Wild by law : the growth of environmentalism and the creation of The Wilderness Act.
Credits: Cinematography, Allen Moore ; editor, Sharon Sachs ; music, Richard Einhorn ; writer, Ken Chowder.
Performer(s): Narrator, Hume Cronyn ; voices: Ken Drury (Muir), Philip Bosco (Pinchot).
Description: 1 streaming video file (58 min.) : digital, sound, color with black and white sequences
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Wild by law : the growth of environmentalism and the creation of The Wilderness Act.
Wilderness idea
American Experience
John Muir, Gifford Pinchot and the first great battle for wilderness
First great battle for wilderness
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a film by Lawrence Hott and Diane Garey ; a production of Florentine Films.

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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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