NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA

Program Details
Air Time: 
08/21/2013 - 8:00am - 9:59am
Program Title: 
THE SCRIPTURE OF NATURE (1851-1890)
Program Service: 
EX
Program URL: 
http://www.pbs.org/nationalparks/
PSIP Description: 
In 1872, Congress acts to protect land that will become America's first national park, Yellowstone.
Long Description: 
The astonishing beauty of Yosemite Valley and the geyser wonderland of Yellowstone give birth to the radical idea of creating national parks for the enjoyment of everyone; John Muir becomes their eloquent defender.