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The National Parks

Great Nature (1933-1945)

1:53:41Expires: 09/21/13

To battle unemployment in the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt creates the Civilian Conservation Corps, which spawns a “golden age” for the parks through major renovation projects. In a groundbreaking study, a young NPS biologist named George Melendez Wright discovers widespread abuses of animal habitats and pushes the service to reform its wildlife policies.

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The National Parks

PBS Previews

A behind the scenes tour of the new Ken Burns series starting this September 27th at 8/7c.

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The National Parks

PBS Previews

A behind the scenes tour of the new Ken Burns series airing this September.

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The National Parks: An Introduction

Introductory clip from THE NATIONAL PARKS: America's Best Idea, a film by Ken Burns.

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Mr. President Goes to Yellowstone

Watch never before seen footage of the First Family's trip to Yellowstone last summer.

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The National Parks: Grand Tetons

Terry Tempest Williams talks about what the Grand Tetons mean to her

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The National Parks: New Land

Dayton Duncan talks about seeing the lava flow in Hawaii

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The National Parks

Great Nature (1933-1945) - Preview

Airs Friday, September 6, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

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Going Home (1920-1933) - Preview

Airs Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

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