EDIT: September 27, 2009 – Remember Program Airs Tonight on PBS stations across the country. Check local listings for time.
Also an article in the Salt Lake Tribune this morning give insight into and the background of the filmmaker, Ken Burns.
This press release came today from the Page Lake Powell Chamber of Commerce and I’m passing it along. The Glen Canyon Lecture Series is one of the benefits of living in the Page Lake Powell area. The lectures are free, informative, and a great way to get caught up with friends.
On with the Good Stuff:
America’s Best Idea
Coming to Page
PAGE, AZ – This Saturday, September 26, please join the Glen Canyon Lecture Series, hosted by Glen Canyon Natural History Association, Powell Museum, and the Page Public Library, and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area at Page Memorial Park for a special highlight preview screening of the new Ken Burns film The National Parks: America’s Best Idea.
The National Parks: America’s Best Idea is the work of Ken Burns, a renowned documentary filmmaker, and his filmmaking partner Dayton Duncan. The documentary, which required nearly 10 years to complete, chronicles the story of the national parks from their mid-19th century origin to the present day. The series will begin airing Sunday, September 27, on PBS.
The advanced screening for the new Ken Burns film is open to the public. The event will begin Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. in Page City Park on the grass by the Page Youth Center.
For more information on this event, please call the Glen Canyon Natural History Association at (928) 608-6359 or Glen Canyon NRA at (928) 608-6200.
Glen Canyon Natural History Association is the non-profit, cooperating association for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Rainbow Bridge National Monument, and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.