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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

Voters will decide education Bond Act this Fall Voters will decide education Bond Act this Fall
Voters in New York will decide in November whether the state should borrow $2 billion dollars for new technology including I-Pads in school classrooms. Teachers and sc...
Students make incremental progress on Common Core math tests, but scores are flat on English exams Students make incremental progress on Common Core math tests, but scores are flat on English exams
New York’s school children made incremental progress in math scores but no gains in English tests in the second year of Common Core related exams. Education officials ...

POV Documentary Blog

Enter the Edit: Niels Pagh Andersen and Colin Nusbaum Enter the Edit: Niels Pagh Andersen and Colin Nusbaum
"There are a couple films in my career that changed me, not only as an editor, but as a human being... I think The Ac...
POV and Storyhunter at DUMBO Arts Festival POV and Storyhunter at DUMBO Arts Festival
Join us in celebrating art on the waterfront with the 2014 DUMBO Arts Festival, from September 26th-28th.

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