Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska.
Monday, September 2 at 9 p.m.
The Scripture of Nature (1851 – 1890)
Examine the radical idea of creating national parks for the enjoyment of everyone.
Tuesday, September 3 at 9 p.m.
The Last Refuge (1890 – 1915)
Investigate the efforts of Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir and others to preserve and protect pristine lands.
Wednesday, September 4 at 9 p.m.
The Empire of Grandeur (1915 – 1919)
Learn about the federal agency created to protect the parks and the fight over the Grand Canyon.
Thursday, September 5 at 9 p.m.
Going Home (1920 – 1933)
A look at the growing numbers of visitors to the parks and those who advocate for park expansion.
Friday, September 6 at 9 p.m.
Great Nature (1933 – 1945)
Learn about the changes to the national parks during the Great Depression and World War II.
Saturday, September 7 at 9 p.m.
The Morning of Creation (1946 – 1980)
Examine the proliferation of protected lands and the protection of predatory animals.