The National Parks: America's Best Idea

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The Morning of Creation (1946-1980)

The Morning of Creation (1946-1980)

The National Parks: America's Best Idea

The series finale covers the years 1946-80.

120 min.

A message from Ken Burns

A message from Ken Burns

The National Parks: America's Best Idea

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Grand Canyon, Floating the River

Grand Canyon, Floating the River

The National Parks: America's Best Idea

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Park Ranger Shelton Johnson

Park Ranger Shelton Johnson

The National Parks: America's Best Idea

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The Creation of Yosemite National Park

The Creation of Yosemite National Park

The National Parks: America's Best Idea

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The Work of the Civilian Conservation Corp

The Work of the Civilian Conservation Corp

The National Parks: America's Best Idea

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A sumptuously filmed documentary series that explores the origins of America's national parks, from their genesis in the mid-1800s to the present. It features archival photographs, personal memories, more than 40 interviews and gorgeous cinematography.

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