The National Parks: America's Best Idea

The American national parks sprung from a radical idea that the most precious portions of the land should be preserved, not for royalty or the rich, but for everyone, for all time. Here are the stories of those magnificent places and the unforgettable people who kept them from destruction - stories of struggle and conflict, stirring adventure and enduring inspiration, set against a backdrop of stunning beauty and grandeur. Nearly a decade in the making, this 12-part series from acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns ("The War") is a breathtaking journey through the nation's most spectacular landscapes and a celebration of the people - famous and unknown - who fought to save them for future generations to treasure.

Year: 2009
Genre: Natural History Docos, Deluxe Box Sets, Historical
Country: USA
Director: Ken Burns
Starring: Narrated by, Peter Coyote
Duration: 824 Minutes
Rating: G
Location in store: Documentary (Natural History)



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