PBS special coming in September

12:34 p.m. on August 1, 2009 (EDT)
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Check out this 30 minute clip from PBS about a film coming to their TV station in September about the National Parks.


1:36 p.m. on August 1, 2009 (EDT)
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Cool Ill have ti keep an eye out for that thanks Gary

8:19 p.m. on August 2, 2009 (EDT)
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I saw a advertisement for this special in my September issue of Backpacker magazine on the very first page.

1:20 p.m. on August 3, 2009 (EDT)
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Thanks for sharing the link, Gary.

I was lucky to see a sneak preview of footage from "The National Parks: America's Best Idea" in January at Outdoor Retailer. I was even luckier to hear Burns speak:


Ken Burns was the guest speaker at the Outdoor Industry Association's breakfast at that OR. I think he is fantastic and very thoughtful, and obviously the subject matter is of great interest. I've heard him speak a couple times and have always been impressed. Before a journalism lecture several years ago, I even got to talk Red Sox baseball with him.

I'll be reminding people on Trailspace about this documentary prior to its September 27 debut on PBS.

Thanks for the link to get people interested.

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