The National Parks. America's Best Idea / Part 1, The Scripture of Nature (1851-1890)

In 1851, word spread of California's beautiful Yosemite Valley, attracting visitors who wished to exploit the land for commercial gain as well as those who wished to keep it pristine. This episode relates how a Scottish-born wanderer named John Muir made protecting this land a spiritual calling. In... Full description

Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other Authors: Burns, Ken, 1953-, Films Media Group., Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2009.
Series: National parks, America's best idea.
Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.