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 species nearly everyone hates; ...

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)

In John Muir's absence, a new leader steps forward on behalf of America's remaining pristine ...

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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