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American Experience; Lost in the Grand Canyon


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American Experience
Lost in the Grand Canyon
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Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

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In the summer of 1869, one-armed Civil War veteran John Wesley Powell led an epic journey down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. It was the last important exploration within the continental United States. Powell went on to write a literary classic about his trip, explore the region for another 10 years, study Native-American cultures and, as director of the U.S. Geological Survey, argue against overdevelopment of the West.

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Chicago: “American Experience; Lost in the Grand Canyon,” 03/24/1999, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_41F5DC9A1B1E4DA5B4C6E6C06CF8F438.
MLA: “American Experience; Lost in the Grand Canyon.” 03/24/1999. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_41F5DC9A1B1E4DA5B4C6E6C06CF8F438>.
APA: American Experience; Lost in the Grand Canyon. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_41F5DC9A1B1E4DA5B4C6E6C06CF8F438
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