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The Resource The national parks : America's best idea : a film, Episode 3, by Ken Burns, (playaway view)

The national parks : America's best idea : a film, Episode 3, by Ken Burns, (playaway view)

Label
The national parks : America's best idea : a film, Episode 3
Title
The national parks
Title remainder
America's best idea : a film
Title number
Episode 3
Statement of responsibility
by Ken Burns
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the early 20th century, America has a dozen national parks, but they are a haphazard patchwork of special places under the supervision of different federal agencies. The conservation movement, after failing to stop the Hetch Hetchy dam, pushes the government to establish one unified agency to oversee all the parks, leading to the establishment of the National Park Service in 1916. Its first director, Stephen Mather, a wealthy businessman and passionate park advocate who fought vigorously to establish the NPS, launches an energetic campaign to expand the national park system and bring more visitors to the parks. Among his efforts is to protect the Grand Canyon from encroaching commercial interests and establish it as a national park, rather than a national monument
Cataloging source
PLAYA
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
973
Intended audience
Not rated
LC call number
E160
LC item number
.N385 2013d
PerformerNote
Narrated by Peter Coyote
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
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  • Burns, Ken
  • Coyote, Peter
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • Findaway World, LLC
Runtime
100
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  • United States
  • National parks and reserves
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The national parks : America's best idea : a film, Episode 3, by Ken Burns, (playaway view)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from label
  • "PBS"--Container
  • Release date supplied by publisher
  • Previously released by PBS Distribution, c2013
  • Issued on Playaway View, a dedicated video media player
  • Powered by rechargable battery ; container includes one electrical power adapter
  • Earphones not required for audio playback
  • Documentary originally broadcast on PBS television in 2009
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn837688399
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 video media player (1 hr., 40 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781467636674
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
PV000688
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
other
System control number
(OCoLC)837688399
Video recording format
other
Label
The national parks : America's best idea : a film, Episode 3, by Ken Burns, (playaway view)
Publication
Note
  • Title from label
  • "PBS"--Container
  • Release date supplied by publisher
  • Previously released by PBS Distribution, c2013
  • Issued on Playaway View, a dedicated video media player
  • Powered by rechargable battery ; container includes one electrical power adapter
  • Earphones not required for audio playback
  • Documentary originally broadcast on PBS television in 2009
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn837688399
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 video media player (1 hr., 40 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781467636674
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
PV000688
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
other
System control number
(OCoLC)837688399
Video recording format
other

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