The national parks America's best idea
(DVD)

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Published:
[United States] : PBS Distribution, [2009].
Format:
DVD
ISBN:
1415749515, 9781415749517, 0793694876, 9780793694877, 1415752265, 9781415752265, 9781888213225, 1888213221
Physical Desc:
6 videodiscs (750 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating:
Not rated.
Status:
WSCU Media
[DVD] E160 .N385 2009 v.1
WSCU Media
[DVD] E160 .N385 2009 - Thiessen-Reily Reserves v.3
WSCU Media
[DVD] E160 .N385 2009 v.2
Description

Traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years. Using archival photographs, first-person accounts of historical characters, personal memories and analysis from more than 40 interviews, the series chronicles the steady addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them and save them from destruction.

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Language:
English
UPC:
097368944442, 841887009881

Notes

General Note
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television documentary on PBS in 2009.
General Note
Special features: disc 1: "The making of The national parks: America's best idea" behind-the-scenes tour; disc 2. "Capturing the parks" Ken Burns, Dayton Duncan and crew on location; disc 3: Musical journeys through the national parks; disc 4: An interview with Nevada Barr; "The Boss"; disc 5: "The national parks: this is America" mini-documentary; disc 6: "Contemporary stories from America's national parks" series of five short films: San Antonio Missions: Keeping History Alive, Yosemite's Buffalo Soldiers, Mount Rushmore: Telling America's Stories, Manzanar: "Never Again", City Kids in National Parks.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography, Buddy Squires with Allen Moore, Lincoln Else, Ken Burns (Episode 1, 2, 3); supervising film editor, Paul Barnes ; episode editors, Paul Barnes (Episode 1, 4), Craig Mellish (Episode 2, 6), Erik Ewers (Episode 3, 5).
Participants/Performers
Narrated by Peter Coyote.
Description
Traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years. Using archival photographs, first-person accounts of historical characters, personal memories and analysis from more than 40 interviews, the series chronicles the steady addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them and save them from destruction.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC, widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
Language
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; video description for the visually impaired; closed-captioned.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Burns, K., Duncan, D., Squires, B., Moore, A., Else, L., Barnes, P., Mellish, C., Ewers, E., & Coyote, P. (2009). The national parks: America's best idea. [United States]: PBS Distribution.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ken Burns et al.. 2009. The National Parks: America's Best Idea. [United States]: PBS Distribution.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Ken Burns et al., The National Parks: America's Best Idea. [United States]: PBS Distribution, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Burns, Ken, et al. The National Parks: America's Best Idea. [United States]: PBS Distribution, 2009. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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