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The National Parks | A Ken Burns Film

THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA is a six-episode series produced by Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan and written by Dayton Duncan. 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.

The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.

New York NOW: Education & History

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Governor Cuomo made a rare appearance before the State University of New York Board of Trustees to urge them to pass a system wide set of policies on how to respond to...

POV Documentary Blog

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This week, 7 different films are being screened in 7 cities throughout the US, covering topics such as juvenile justi...

American Masters

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Marian Seldes, a vital figure in New York theater, died October 6, 2014, in her Manhattan home. She was 86. Seldes was an enduring presence on the Broadway stage, nota...
Bing Crosby: Bing Crosby Rediscovered: About the Film Bing Crosby: Bing Crosby Rediscovered: About the Film
Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903-October 14, 1977) was, without doubt, the most popular and influential multi-media star of t...

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