The National Parks. America's Best Idea, A Film by Ken Burns / Part 2, The Last Refuge (1890-1915)

This episode tells how, by the end of the 19th century, industrialization had left many Americans worried about whether the country would have any pristine land left. Poachers in the parks were rampant, and visitors were littering or carving their names in wilderness sites. Congress had yet to estab... Full description

Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other Authors: 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.
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Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.