National Parks: America's Best Idea

Episode Guide


Season 1


The Morning of Creation (1946-1980) (#106)

A stubborn iconoclast fights a lonely battle on behalf of a hated species; America's "Last ...

Great Nature (1933-1945) (#105)

In the midst of an economic catastrophe and then a world war, the national parks provide a source ...

Going Home (1920-1933) (#104)

As America embraces the automobile, a Nebraska housewife searches for peace and inspiration in park ...

The Empire of Grandeur (1915-1919) (#103)

The conservation movement pushes the government to establish one agency to oversee all the parks, ...

The Last Refuge (1890-1915) (#102)

A young president, Theodore Roosevelt, becomes one of the national parks' greatest champions; in ...

The Scripture of Nature (1851-1890) (#101)

The astonishing beauty of Yosemite Valley and the geyser wonderland of Yellowstone give birth to ...

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