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Collection
WGBH Station
Series
WGBH Forum Network
Program
National Parks: America's Best Idea
Contributing Organization
WGBH (Boston, Massachusetts)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/15-cf9j38km9f
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Description
Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan discuss their new six-part PBS documentary series The National Parks: America's Best Idea. Set against breathtaking backdrops, the film is the story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence and just as radical -- that the most special places in the nation should be preserved, not for royalty or the rich, but for everyone.Burns and series writer/co-producer Duncan discuss highlights from the 12-hour series. Included are scenes from Denali National Park that feature photographs by Brad Washburn, renowned explorer and founding director of the Museum, as well as interviews with Brad and Barbara Washburn.
Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan discuss their new six-part PBS documentary series The National Parks: America's Best Idea. Set against breathtaking backdrops, the film is the story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence and just as radical -- that the most special places in the nation should be preserved, not for royalty or the rich, but for everyone.
Date
2009-09-10
Asset type
Topics
Film and Television
Nature
Subjects
Health & Science; Culture & Identity
Media type
Moving Image
Credits
Distributor: WGBH
Speaker2: Burns, Ken
AAPB Contributor Holdings
WGBH
Identifier: 18c09ec3d988ff811d9386ffb60c4ecf1dfebc4d (ArtesiaDAM UOI_ID)
Format: video/quicktime
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Citations
Chicago: “WGBH Station; WGBH Forum Network; National Parks: America's Best Idea,” 2009-09-10, WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed April 18, 2019, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-cf9j38km9f.
MLA: “WGBH Station; WGBH Forum Network; National Parks: America's Best Idea.” 2009-09-10. WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. April 18, 2019. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-cf9j38km9f>.
APA: WGBH Station; WGBH Forum Network; National Parks: America's Best Idea. Boston, MA: WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-cf9j38km9f