American Experience; Wild By Law
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- American Experience
- Wild By Law
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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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Chronicles the struggle of three men who fought to save the shrinking wilderness areas of the US: Robert Marshall, a wealthy New Yorker who founded The Wilderness Society; Aldo Leopold, a forester turned philosopher and seminal leader of the environmental movement who wrote A Sand County Almanac and Land Ethics; and Howard Zahniser, a passionate, savvy Washington infighter instrumental in the passage of the Wilderness Act in 1964, which designated the government as protector. Interviews with their families, David Brower, and historians. (Sequel to Battle for Wilderness, American Experience #215.)
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- Chicago: “American Experience; Wild By Law,” 08/21/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 17, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CBF0C89CCFE24F5BA11D2C8F2171F01F.
- MLA: “American Experience; Wild By Law.” 08/21/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 17, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CBF0C89CCFE24F5BA11D2C8F2171F01F>.
- APA: American Experience; Wild By Law. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CBF0C89CCFE24F5BA11D2C8F2171F01F