National Parks-Americas Best Idea (Ken Burns)

Directed By: Ken Burns

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The National Parks (six episodes, twelve hours) tells the human history of five of the nation’s most important and most heavily visited National Parks (Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Acadia, and Great Smoky Mountains) and the unforgettable Americans who made them possible. Set against some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth, each park’s story is filled with incidents and characters as gripping and fascinating as American history has to offer. Woven into the series will also be a broader, evolving story of the very idea of National Parks, as uniquely an American concept as jazz, baseball, and the Declaration of Independence as well as the expanding, constantly changing National Parks system (encompassing stories from other parks) and the growing role they all have come to play in our nation's sense of itself, its past, and its future.

Specifications

Studio Paramount
SKU 211480980
UPC 097368944442
UPC 14 00097368944442
Format DVD
Release Date 4/27/2010
Keywords
American History
Documentary
National Parks
Nature
Editors Note
Note This sumptuously filmed documentary series from Ken Burns 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 of such locales as Acadia, the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, and Yellowstone.
Directors
Ken Burns
Cast & Crew
Ken Burns - Producer
Ken Burns - Director
Technical Info
UPC 00097368944442
Number of Discs 6
Running Time 1750 minutes
Features
DVD, No Longer Produced
Product Attributes
Video Format DVD
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