The National Parks. America's Best Idea, A Film by Ken Burns / Part 5, Great Nature (1933-1945)

In this episode, Franklin D. Roosevelt, to battle unemployment in the Great Depression, created the Civilian Conservation Corps, which spawned a "golden age" for the parks through major renovation projects. In a groundbreaking study, a young NPS biologist named George Melendez Wright discovered wide... 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.
Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.