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  • National Parks: America's Best Idea

THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA | Mesa Verde | PBS

Duration: 05:23
Program: National Parks: America's Best Idea
Broadcast Date: Sep. 27, 2009

Cowboys searching for stray cattle in southwestern Colorado came upon the ruins of an ancient city tucked into the side of a cliff. Ken Burnss newest film, THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICAS BEST IDEA, premiering Sunday-Friday, September 27-October 2, 2009, at 8 pm ET/PT, reveals how Mesa Verde, the largest concentration of cliff dwellings ever found, was discovered and went from fascinating to controversial.

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Post Date: August 21, 2009