Written and Produced By
Director of Photography
Jean De Segonzac
Assistant Sound Editor
Caleb Oglesby, Videogenix
Audio Post Production
E. Buk Antiques
Dr. Albert D. Spicer
Leslie A. Bengston
Robert M. Schact
Lester F. Shaal
The Rhode Island Historical Society
Springs Historical Society
Sherman Grinberg Film Libraries, Inc.
UCLS Film and Television Archive
Mystic Seaport Museum
John E. Allen, Inc.
20th Century Fox Movietonews
The East Hampton Star
The Westerly Sun
The Providence Journal
Rhode Island Historical Society
Village of Westhampton Beach
Eleanor L. Mudge
Lois Anne Silvia
Rick Smith, Rhode Island Film Office
Christ Church, Westerly, Rhode Island
Biltmore Hotel, Providence, Rhode Island
Weekapaug Inn, Westerly, Rhode Island
Marketing and Communications
James E. Dunford
A Lennon Documentary Group film for
©1993 WGBH Educational Foundation
All rights reserved
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
In 1927, the Mississippi River flooded from New Orleans to Illinois, leaving a million people homeless and leading to a major black migration to the North.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.