Watch it online now…But do it quick. They will only be online till Oct 9th.
Episode One: “The Scripture of Nature” (1851–1890)
The astonishing beauty of Yosemite Valley and the geyser wonderland of Yellowstone give birth to the radical idea of creating national parks for the enjoyment of everyone; John Muir becomes their eloquent defender.
I spent the evening with Ken Burns’ new movie on the National Parks…It was two hours well spent. I’ll be back this evening…And every evening this week to finish out the twelve-hour special. I also have my recorder programmed to make me a copy until someone gifts me with DVD’s…
- Q&A: Filmmaker Ken Burns on the Danger and Wonder of National Parks (newsfeed.time.com)
- Fodor’s Travel and Knopf Publishing Announce: “Show Us Your National Parks” Photo Contest in Collaboration with Ken Burns’ “National Parks” (prweb.com)