WorldCat Identities

Stetson, Lee

Overview
Works: 28 works in 44 publications in 1 language and 830 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Nature television programs  Historical drama  Educational television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Editor, Actor
Classifications: E160, B
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Lee Stetson
 
Most widely held works by Lee Stetson
The wild Muir : twenty-two of John Muir's greatest adventures by John Muir( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An entertaining collection of John Muir's most exciting adventures, representing some of his finest writing. Each adventure has been selected to show the extent to which Muir courted and faced danger, i.e. lived "wildly," throughout his life. From the famous avalanche ride off the rim of Yosemite Valley to his night spent riding out a windstorm at the top of a tree to death-defying falls on Alaskan glaciers, the renowned outdoorsman's exploits are related in passages that are by turns exhilarating, unnerving, dizzying and outrageous.--From publisher description
The national parks. America's best idea( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1851, word spreads across the country of a beautiful area of California' Yosemite Valley, attracting visitors who wish to exploit the land's scenery for commercial gain and those who wish to keep it pristine. Among the latter is a Scottish-born wanderer named John Muir, for whom protecting the land becomes a spiritual calling. In 1864, Congress passes an act that protects Yosemite from commercial development for "public use, resort and recreation" the first time in world history that any government has put forth this idea and hands control of the land to California. Meanwhile, a "wonderland" in the northwest corner of the Wyoming territory attracts visitors to its bizarre landscape of geysers, mud pots and sulfur pits. In 1872, Congress passes an act to protect this land as well. Since it is located in a territory, rather than a state, it becomes America' first national park: Yellowstone
The national parks. America's best idea( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE NATIONAL PARKS is the story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence: that the most special places in the nation should be preserved for everyone. The series traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years, chronicling the addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them
The story of Yosemite( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the spring of 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt and poet John Muir spent three days together wandering through Yosemite. Out of this brief encounter emerged the philosophies that continue to shape this country's attitude toward the natural environment and its relationship to the human community. This docudrama is more than a contemporary portrait of a place that is arguably the most beautiful in America. It captures the spirit of the early conservation movement by focusing on its two most compelling figures, John Muir and Theodore Roosevelt
Yosemite : the storm of beauty( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enjoy the breathtaking imagery of Yosemite National Park as Lee Stetson delivers an emotionally charged narration based on the writings of John Muir
John Muir : the spirit of wilderness by John Muir( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yosemite : storm of beauty( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enjoy the breathtaking imagery of Yosemite National Park as Lee Stetson delivers an emotionally charged narration based on the writings of John Muir
John Muir : the spirit of wilderness by Lee Stetson( Recording )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Lee Stetson as John Muir in two one-man plays based on Muir's own words
An evening with John Muir : conversation with a tramp( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Lee Stetson as mountaineer John Muir. Material presented is taken from Muir's books, articles and journals
The spirit of John Muir by John Muir( Recording )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yosemite, the 100 year flood : movement in tides( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness the flood of January 1st through 3rd, 1997 in Yosemite National Park captured on video during the peak flood. Heavy snows and warm tropical storms triggered massive melting and runoff in Yosemite Valley and the Merced River Canyon
The story of Yosemite( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the spring of 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt and poet John Muir spent three days together wandering through Yosemite. Out of this brief encounter emerged the philosophies that continue to shape this country's attitude toward the natural environment and its relationship to the human community. This docudrama is more than a contemporary portrait of a place that is arguably the most beautiful in America. It captures the spirit of the early conservation movement by focusing on its two most compelling figures, John Muir and Theodore Roosevelt
An evening with John Muir by John Muir( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The National parks : America's best idea : [last refuge, 1890-1915]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode tells how, by the end of the 19th century, industrialization had left many Americans worried about whether the country would have any pristine land left. Poachers in the parks were rampant, and visitors were littering or carving their names in wilderness sites. Congress had yet to establish judicial authority or set aside appropriations for protection of the parks. This sparked a conservation movement by organizations such as the Sierra Club, led by John Muir; the Audubon Society, led by George Bird Grinnell; and the Boone and Crockett Club, led by Theodore Roosevelt. The movement failed to stop San Francisco from building the Hetch Hetchy Dam at Yosemite, flooding Muir's "mountain temple" and leaving him broken-hearted
The National parks : America's best idea : [great nature, 1933-1945]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode, Franklin D. Roosevelt, to battle unemployment in the Great Depression, created the Civilian Conservation Corps, which spawned a "golden age" for the parks through major renovation projects. In a groundbreaking study, a young NPS biologist named George Melendez Wright discovered widespread abuses of animal habitats and pushed the service to reform its wildlife policies. Congress narrowly passed a bill to protect the Everglades in Florida as a national park--the first time a park had been created solely to preserve an ecosystem. As America became embroiled in World War II, Roosevelt was pressured to open the parks to mining, grazing, and lumbering
California's gold( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The National parks : America's best idea : [scripture of nature, 1851-1890]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In 1851, word spreads across the country of a beautiful area of California' Yosemite Valley, attracting visitors who wish to exploit the land's scenery for commercial gain and those who wish to keep it pristine. Among the latter is a Scottish-born wanderer named John Muir, for whom protecting the land becomes a spiritual calling. In 1864, Congress passes an act that protects Yosemite from commercial development for "public use, resort and recreation" the first time in world history that any government has put forth this idea and hands control of the land to California. Meanwhile, a "wonderland" in the northwest corner of the Wyoming territory attracts visitors to its bizarre landscape of geysers, mud pots and sulfur pits. In 1872, Congress passes an act to protect this land as well. Since it is located in a territory, rather than a state, it becomes America' first national park: Yellowstone
The National Parks : America's best idea( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Following World War II, the parks were overwhelmed as visitation reached 62 million people a year. This final episode describes how a billion-dollar campaign, Mission 66, was created to build facilities and infrastructure to accommodate the growing flood of visitors. Biologist Adolph Murie introduced the revolutionary notion that predatory animals deserved the same protection as other wildlife. In Florida, Lancelot Jones, grandson of a slave, sold his family's property on a string of unspoiled islands in Biscayne Bay to the federal government to be protected as a national monument. During the late 1970s, President Jimmy Carter set aside 56 million acres in Alaska for preservation--the largest expansion of protected land in history
Environmental directions( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lee Stetson discusses John Muir as a man and a conservationist
The Wild Muir : Twenty-Two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures by Lee Stetson( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is an entertaining collection of John Muir's most exciting adventures, representing some of his finest writing. From the famous avalanche ride off the rim of Yosemite Valley to his night spent weathering a windstorm at the top of a tree to death-defying falls on Alaskan glaciers, the renowned outdoorsman's exploits are related in passages that are by turns exhilarating, unnerving, dizzying, and outrageous
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.06 for The Nation ... to 0.86 for Environmen ...)

The wild Muir : twenty-two of John Muir's greatest adventures
Languages
English (37)

Covers
The story of Yosemite