Episode: Grand Canyon Serenade

Original Airdate: 
May 2012

When John Wesley Powell explored the canyons of the Colorado River in 1869 he found a virtually unknown paradise. He and his expedition explored one of the great wonders of the world - the Grand Canyon. What Powell wrote about his adventures enthralled the eastern population. Years later, the Grand Canyon's sublime beauty inspired President Theodore Roosevelt to plead for its protection.

PBS presents a stunning visual portrait of the Grand Canyon region set to the world-class music of Tchaikovsky, Dvorák, Vivaldi and Satie.

Experience some of the most breathtaking views and one of the most dramatic adventures on the planet. John Howe and Carol Dalrymple's meditative film journey showcases the beauty and spiritual nature of one of America's crown jewels.

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1 hour 37 minutes 20 seconds
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