The Last Refuge (1890-1915) | Preview
Investigate the efforts of Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir and others to preserve and protect pristine lands.
- [Narrator] Next time on The National Parks,
a young president
becomes one of the park's greatest champions.
- [Theodore] We are not building this country of ours
for a day.
It is to last through the ages.
- [Narrator] In Yellowstone, a magnificent species
is rescued from extinction.
And in Yosemite, John Muir wages the fight of his life
as The National Parks continues.
(gentle instrumental music)