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Ken Burns' The National Parks: America's Best Idea DVD Set

Ken Burns' newest documentary, The National Parks: America's Best Idea, celebrates a ground-breaking American initiative: the preservation of our breathtaking country for the public. The 12-hour, six-part documentary series chronicles the national parks as well as individual stories. Explore the journeys of the leaders who imagined the project in the 1800s, today's workers and activists, and many others. Don't miss the special "behind the scenes" features.

DVD FEATURES
Approximately 720 minutes, this set includes all six episodes:

Episodes:

  • The Scripture of Nature (Episode One) (1851-1890)
  • The Last Refuge (Episode Two) (1890-1915)
  • The Empire of Grandeur (Episode Three) (1915-1919)
  • Going Home (Episode Four) (1920-1933)
  • Great Nature (Episode Five) (1933-1945)
  • The Morning of Creation (Episode Six) (1946-1980)

The DVD will ship in October after the broadcast premiere.

 

Get the DVD, Book, and Soundtrack CD Collection!
Ken Burns' The National Parks: America's Best Idea DVD, Book, and Soundtrack CD

Ken Burns' newest documentary, The National Parks: America's Best Idea, celebrates a ground-breaking American initiative: the preservation of our breathtaking country for the public. The 12-hour, six-part documentary series chronicles the national parks as well as individual stories. Explore the journeys of the leaders who imagined the project in the 1800s, today’s workers and activists, and many others. Book includes extended interviews and stunning photographs, both archival and contemporary.

DVD Set: 720 minutes on 6 Discs
Soundtrack CD: 55 minutes

The collection will ship in October after the broadcast premiere.