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Wilderness in the 21st Century

  • Aired: 10/21/2010
  • 26:48
  • Rating: TV-G
Since the passage of the Wilderness Act in 1964, Americans have learned to accept the notion of wilderness as a place "where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." But the recent success of the Owyhee Canyonlands wilderness and the controversy surrounding the Boulder-White Clouds proposal suggest that our views of wilderness and wilderness legislation have evolved in the past fifty years.
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As battle lines are set, we examine the complex nature of wilderness in the 21st century.
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Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Friends of Idaho Public Television, CPB


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