Conservation Movement: Race, Power & Privilege #1703

Season 17 Episode 3 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

The rise of the conservation movement in the United States dates back to the mid-nineteenth century. There’s a wave of new immigrants, an industrial revolution is underway in the north, to the south and slavery fuels its economy. This is the time when Civil War breaks out. We take a closer look at race, class, gender and ideologies on “Newsmakers."

Aired: 04/26/17

Rating: NR

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NewsMakers is a local public television program presented by WGVU.