Season 2, Episode 9 Battle for Wilderness
First Aired: December 5, 1989
"The Battle for Wilderness" examines the historic conflict over the building of a dam in Yosemite National Park, proposed in 1906 after the San Francisco earthquake. Narrated by Hume Cronyn.
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- Premiered: October 4, 1988
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen… (more)