NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA

Program Details
Air Time: 
09/18/2013 - 3:00pm - 4:59pm
Program Title: 
GREAT NATURE (1933-1945)
Program Service: 
EX
Program URL: 
http://www.pbs.org/nationalparks/
PSIP Description: 
During an economic crisis and a world war the parks provided a source of jobs and much-needed peace.
Long Description: 
In the midst of an economic catastrophe and then a world war, the national parks provide a source of much-needed jobs and then much-needed peace; the park idea changes to include new places and new ways of thinking; and in Wyoming, battle lines are drawn along the front of the Teton Range.