Season 1

Video thumbnail: The National Parks The Scripture of Nature (1851-1890)

The National Parks

The Scripture of Nature (1851-1890)

Examine the radical idea of creating national parks for the enjoyment of everyone.

The Scripture of Nature (1851-1890)

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The National Parks

The Last Refuge (1890-1915)

Investigate the efforts of Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir and others to protect the land.

The Last Refuge (1890-1915)

Video thumbnail: The National Parks The Empire Of Grandeur (1915-1919)

The National Parks

The Empire Of Grandeur (1915-1919)

Learn about the federal agency created to protect the parks.

The Empire Of Grandeur (1915-1919)

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The National Parks

Going Home (1920-1933)

Encounter the growing numbers of visitors to the parks.

Going Home (1920-1933)

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The National Parks

Great Nature (1933-1945)

Learn about the changes to the national parks during the Great Depression and World War II

Great Nature (1933-1945)

Video thumbnail: The National Parks  Morning of Creation (1946-1980)

The National Parks

Morning of Creation (1946-1980)

Examine the proliferation of protected lands and the protection of predatory animals.

Morning of Creation (1946-1980)