The Empire of Grandeur (1915-1919) | Preview
Learn about the federal agency created to protect the parks and the fight over the Grand Canyon.
(gentle music) (birds chirping)
- [Narrator] Next time on the National Parks,
a new leader steps forward to protect America's wild places.
- [Interviewee] Stephen Mather was the right man,
at the right place, at the right time.
- [Narrator] A federal agency is created
to watch over the parks,
and, in Arizona, a fight over the fate
of the grandest canyon on Earth,
as the National Parks continues.
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