American Experience

America's Timber

Clip: Season 27 Episode 4 | 2m 58s

In the early 1900s, timber was an essential industrial product in the US. Gifford Pinchot and President Theodore Roosevelt worried that unless America’s forests were protected and regulated, the nation’s forests would soon disappear. "The Big Burn" premieres February 3 on PBS American Experience.

Aired: 02/03/15

Rating: NR

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Women lead advancements in science, technology, politics, sports and activism—often fighting against inequity and opposition at every turn. In this collection, explore films, interviews, articles, image galleries and more for an in-depth look at notable female figures in American history.

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