Ken Burns: The National Parks - 6DVD Set and Commemorative Letter

6-DVD set, Ken Burns: The National Parks: Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature's most spectacular locales from Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon, the Everglades of Florida to the Gates of the Arctic in Alaska The National Parks: America's Best Idea is nonetheless a story of people: people from every conceivable background rich and poor, famous and unknown, soldiers and scientists, natives and newcomers, idealists, artists and entrepreneurs, people who were willing to devote themselves to saving some precious portion of the land they loved, and in doing so reminded their fellow citizens of the full meaning of democracy. It is a story full of struggle and conflict, high ideals and crass opportunism, stirring adventure and enduring inspiration - set against the most breathtaking backdrops imaginable.

720 minutes on 6 discs. 

Special features

Disc 1: "The Making of The National Parks" (Includes Spanish Audio and Subtitles);
Disc 2: "Capturing the Parks" -A behind-the-scenes look at filming of The National Parks: America's Best Idea
Disc 3: Musical Journeys through the National Parks (National Parks Timeline, Peace at Last/ Across the Ocean, Horizons, Green Groves of Erin, The Shores of Ogygia, Teddy Bears' Picnic)
Disc 4: Outtakes (An Interview with Nevada Barr, author and former National Park Service ranger; and The Boss, the story of Frank Pinkley and Casa Grande. Narrated by Ken Burns);
Disc 5: The National Parks: This Is America (Mini Documentary, Includes Spanish Audio and Subtitles)
Disc 6: Contemporary Stories from America's National Parks (San Antonio Missions: Keeping History Alive, Yosemite's Buffalo Soldiers, Mount Rushmore: Telling America's Stories, Manzanar: "Never Again," City Kids in National Parks, Includes Spanish Audio and Subtitles).

Letter from Ken Burns – not offered individually.  This is only available as part of this PKIT package.

 

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