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    • The National Parks

    • America's Best Idea
    • By: Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns
    • Narrated by: Ken Burns
    • Length: 15 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196

    America's national parks spring from an idea as radical as the Declaration of Independence: that the nation's most magnificent and sacred places should be preserved, not for royalty or the rich, but for everyone. In this evocative narrative, Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan delve into the history of the park idea.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • "See America First", and often...

    • By Christopher on 09-17-09

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Lewis & Clark

    • The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
    • By: Ken Burns, Dayton Duncan
    • Narrated by: Ken Burns, Adam Arkin
    • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111

    In the spring of 1804, at the behest of President oThomas Jefferson, a party of explorers called the Corps of Discovery crossed the Mississippi River and started up the Missouri, heading west into the newly acquired Louisiana Territory.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect for travel

    • By OC on 06-18-15

    Regular price: $14.00

    • Horatio's Drive

    • By: Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns
    • Narrated by: Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    In 1903 there were only 150 miles of paved roads in the entire nation and most people had never seen a "horseless buggy" - but that did not stop Horatio Nelson Jackson, a 31-year-old Vermont doctor, who impulsively bet $50 that he could drive his 20-horsepower automobile from San Francisco to New York City. Here - in Jackson's own words - is a glorious account of that months-long, problem-beset, thrilling-to-the-rattled-bones trip with his mechanic, Sewall Crocker, and a bulldog named Bud.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good sandwich, but too much bread

    • By Tom on 11-28-11

    Regular price: $14.60

    • The National Parks

    • America's Best Idea
    • By: Ken Burns, Dayton Duncan
    • Narrated by: Ken Burns
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Abridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    The companion volume to the 12-hour PBS series from the acclaimed filmmaker behind The Civil War, Baseball, and The War. America's national parks spring from an idea as radical as the Declaration of Independence: that the nation's most magnificent and sacred places should be preserved, not for royalty or the rich, but for everyone

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Mark Twain

    • By: Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns
    • Narrated by: Bill Meisle
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    Meet the man behind the biggest persona either side of the Mississippi, in this audio companion to the Ken Burns film of the same name. Burns, Geoffrey Ward, and Dayton Duncan pull together a treasure trove of information on the man formerly known as Samuel Clemens, using published and unpublished sources. Also, browse all Mark Twain titles.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A treat!

    • By Tad Davis on 04-07-10

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Are We Loving Our National Parks to Death?

    • By: Dayton Duncan
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Are We Loving Our National Parks to Death?" is from the August 07, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Dayton Duncan and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

    Regular price: $0.95