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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

Schools say NY's surplus should fund nearly $2B in additional aid Schools say NY's surplus should fund nearly $2B in additional aid
The state’s Education Conference Board says now that the economy is improving and the state has a multi billion dollar surplus, it’s time to end years of what they say...
Cuomo makes case for education bond act, skeptics remain Cuomo makes case for education bond act, skeptics remain
The November 4 ballot includes an amendment to borrow $2 billion dollars to buy new technology for school children, like iPads and other tablets. Fiscal watchdogs are ...

POV Documentary Blog

Upcoming Events Upcoming Events
This week, films are being screened across the US, focusing on issues that directly impact communities. As we approac...

American Masters

Bing Crosby: The Crosby Family Today: A Web Exclusive Video Bing Crosby: The Crosby Family Today: A Web Exclusive Video
In this exclusive clip, Bing Crosby's family reflects on his life as a performer and family man. Hear all surviving members of Crosby’s immediate family — his wife Kat...
Bing Crosby: Listen to the Soundtrack of Bing Crosby Rediscovered Bing Crosby: Listen to the Soundtrack of Bing Crosby Rediscovered
American Masters: Bing Crosby Rediscovered – The Soundtrack features songs heard in the documentary, including 16 pr...

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