|The National Parks: America’s Best Idea
Part 5: Great Nature
Wednesday, August 28 at 12 PM only
Part five of Ken Burns’ six-part series focuses on Franklin D. Roosevelt’s efforts to expand the National Park System to include battlefields and other historic sites as well as his creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Also hear the stories of George Melendez Wright, who fought to protect wildlife, and Chiura Obata, who found inspiration for his art in Yosemite National Park.
Running time: 116 minutes
This presentation is free but requires a reservation. To request a reservation, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours beginning one week prior to the event.
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