John Muir in the New World (#2402)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Full Program: Watch the full documentary exploring the life of America's first environmentalist 01:23:17
Hear stories from one of John Muir's expeditions in Alaska in these outtakes from the film 04:09
Catherine Tatge, creator of John Muir in the New World, discusses the filmmaking process 05:43
Explore the life and legacy of America's first environmentalist and Sierra Club's founder 02:53
Susan Lacy, creator and executive producer of American Masters, explains the drive behind telling David Geffen's... 08:09
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Series Description: AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists. Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America. Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, AMERICAN MASTERS is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.
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