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American experience. The wilderness idea [videorecording] /

a film by Lawrence Hott and Diane Garey ; a production of Florentine Films ; writer, Ken Chowder.

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Names: Hott, Lawrence R. | Garey, Diane. | Chowder, Ken. | Cronyn, Hume. | Drury, Ken. | Bosco, Philip. | Moore, Allen. | Sachs, Sharon. | Einhorn, Richard,
Published: Santa Monica, CA. : Direct Cinema, [2008], c1989.
Topics: Nature conservation - United States - History. | Muir, John, 1838-1914. | Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946.
Regions: Hetch Hetchy Valley (Calif.) - History.
Genres: Nonfiction television programs. | Historical television programs. | Documentary television programs.
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Uniform Title: American experience (Television program). Wilderness idea.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN: 9781559747820
155974782X
System Details: DVD-R; this disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives; Dolby Digital; full screen.
More about this Title: At head of title on container: American Experience
Subtitle on container: John Muir, Gifford Pinchot and the first great battle for wilderness
Summary: Tells the story of the two founders of American conservation, John Muir and Gifford Pinchot, and their historic battle over whether a remote valley in California, Hetch Hetchy, should be dammed and flooded to form a reservoir. The battle reflected the two sides of the conservation issue--absolute protection of wilderness lands versus careful management and use of nature to serve human needs.
Performer: Narrator, Hume Cronyn ; voices: Ken Drury (Muir), Philip Bosco (Pinchot).
Notes: Originally produced as an episode of the documentary television program The American experience.
"Part one of a two-part series with 'Wild by law : the growth of environmentalism and the creation of The Wilderness Act'"--Container.
Other Names: Hott, Lawrence R.
Garey, Diane.
Chowder, Ken.
Cronyn, Hume.
Drury, Ken.
Bosco, Philip.
Moore, Allen.
Sachs, Sharon.
Einhorn, Richard, 1952 August 2-
Florentine Films.
Direct Cinema Ltd.

More Details for: American experience