The National Parks : America's Best Idea

Information


Genre : History
First air date : September 27, 2009
Last air date : October 02, 2009
Diffusion : Television (PBS)

Cast and characters


Peter Coyote Narrator (6 episodes)
Tom Hanks (5 episodes)
Philip Bosco (5 episodes)
Murphy Guyer (5 episodes)
Kevin Conway (5 episodes)
Adam Arkin (4 episodes)
Lee Stetson (4 episodes)
Amy Madigan (4 episodes)
Tim Clark (3 episodes)
Derek Jacobi (3 episodes)

Synopsis


The six-part documentary explains the history of the U.S. National Parks system, including the initial ideas which led to the world's first national parks and the expansion of the system over 150 years.

Parts


Part Title Roles Details
1 The Scriptures of Nature : 1851-1890 Narrator More information
2 The Last Refuge : 1890-1915 Narrator More information
3 The Empire of Grandeur : 1915-1919 Narrator More information
4 Going Home : 1920-1933 Narrator More information
5 Great Nature: 1933-1945 Narrator More information