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The National Parks: America's Best Idea (TV Mini-Series 2009) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Ken Burns ... (6 episodes, 2009)

Series Writing Credits  

Dayton Duncan ... (10 episodes, 2009-2012)

Series Cast  

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 Himself - Narrator (10 episodes, 2009-2012)
William Cronon ...
 Himself - Historian (6 episodes, 2009)
Dayton Duncan ...
 Himself - Writer (6 episodes, 2009)
Shelton Johnson ...
 Himself - Park Ranger (6 episodes, 2009)
Alfred Runte ...
 Himself - Historian (6 episodes, 2009)
Paul Schullery ...
 Himself - Writer (5 episodes, 2009)
Carl Pope ...
 Himself - Sierra Club (5 episodes, 2009)
Terry Tempest Williams ...
 Herself - Writer (5 episodes, 2009)
Murphy Guyer ...
 Reader (5 episodes, 2009)
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 Reader (5 episodes, 2009)
Kevin Conway ...
 Reader (5 episodes, 2009)
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 Reader (5 episodes, 2009)
Kim Heacox ...
 Himself - Writer (4 episodes, 2009)
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 Reader (4 episodes, 2009)
Lee Stetson ...
 Himself - Muir Historian / ... (4 episodes, 2009)
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 Reader (4 episodes, 2009)
Lee Whittlesey ...
 Himself - Historian (3 episodes, 2009)
Nevada Barr ...
 Herself - Former Ranger (3 episodes, 2009)
Juanita Greene ...
 Herself - Journalist (3 episodes, 2009)
Gerard Baker ...
 Himself - Park Superintendent (3 episodes, 2009)
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 Reader (3 episodes, 2009)
Tim Clark ...
 Reader (3 episodes, 2009)
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 Reader (3 episodes, 2009)
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 Reader (3 episodes, 2009)
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 Reader (3 episodes, 2009)
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 Reader (3 episodes, 2009)
Clay Jenkinson ...
 Himself - Historian (2 episodes, 2009)
George Hartzog ...
 Himself - Former Park Service Director (2 episodes, 2009)
Gretel Ehrlich ...
 Herself - Writer (2 episodes, 2009)
Marian Albright Schenck ...
 Herself - Daughter of Horace Albright (2 episodes, 2009)
Bill Brown ...
 Himself - Historian (2 episodes, 2009)
J.L. Crawford ...
 Himself - Former Ranger (2 episodes, 2009)
Stewart L. Udall ...
 Himself - Former Interior Secretary (2 episodes, 2009)
John Cook ...
 Himself - Former Park Superintendent (2 episodes, 2009)
Martin Murie ...
 Himsel - Nephew of Adolph Murie / ... (2 episodes, 2009)
Kenneth Brower ...
 Himself - Writer (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Reader (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Reader (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Reader (2 episodes, 2009)
Ruth Kirk ...
 Herself - Writer (1 episode, 2009)
Duane Smith ...
 Himself - Historian (1 episode, 2009)
Ginny Wood ...
 Herself - Alaskan Bush Pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Richard Bradley ...
 Himself - Son of Harold Bradley (1 episode, 2009)
Judith Goldstein ...
 Herself - Writer (1 episode, 2009)
Juan Lujan ...
 Himself - Resident of Redford, Texas (1 episode, 2009)
Tuan Luong ...
 Himself - Photographer (1 episode, 2009)
Brad Washburn ...
 Himself - Explorer (1 episode, 2009)
Burton Appleton ...
 Himself - Resident of Brooklyn, New York (1 episode, 2009)
Claude Tyler ...
 Himself - Resident of Blossom, Texas (1 episode, 2009)
Barbara Washburn ...
 Herself - Explorer (1 episode, 2009)
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 Reader (1 episode, 2009)
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 Himself - Historian (1 episode, 2009)
Pamela Wright Lloyd ...
 Herself - Daughter of George Melendez Wright (1 episode, 2009)
Ernest Ortega ...
 Himself - Former Park Superintendent (1 episode, 2009)
Kimi Kodani Hill ...
 Herself - Granddaughter of Chiura Obata (1 episode, 2009)
Trina Carmody ...
 Reader (1 episode, 2009)
Bev Dunham ...
 Herself - Seward Resident (1 episode, 2009)
Clifford Hansen ...
 Himself - Former Governor & Senator, Wyoming (1 episode, 2009)
Kayci Cook Collins ...
 Herself - Park Superintendent (1 episode, 2009)
Marcus Lovell Smith ...
 Reader (1 episode, 2009)
Sho Wada ...
 Reader (1 episode, 2009)
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 Reader (1 episode, 2009)
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 Reader (1 episode, 2009)
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 Reader (1 episode, 2009)
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 Reader (1 episode, 2009)
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 Reader (1 episode, 2009)
Albert McFadyen ...
 Reader (1 episode, 2009)
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 Chiura Obata (1 episode, 2009)
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Series Produced by 

Pam Tubridy Baucom ... coordinating producer (6 episodes, 2009)
Ken Burns ... executive producer / producer (6 episodes, 2009)
Dayton Duncan ... producer (6 episodes, 2009)
Julie Dunfey ... co-producer (6 episodes, 2009)
Karen Kenton ... producer (6 episodes, 2009)
David McMahon ... co-producer (6 episodes, 2009)
Craig Mellish ... co-producer (6 episodes, 2009)
Aileen Silverstone ... associate producer (6 episodes, 2009)
Susanna Steisel ... associate producer (6 episodes, 2009)
Jean Lane ... producer (5 episodes, 2009)
Jeanne Sison ... producer (5 episodes, 2009)

Series Cinematography by 

Ken Burns ... (6 episodes, 2009)
Lincoln Else ... (6 episodes, 2009)
Allen Moore ... (6 episodes, 2009)
Buddy Squires ... (6 episodes, 2009)

Series Film Editing by 

Paul Barnes ... (6 episodes, 2009)
Erik Ewers ... (3 episodes, 2009)
Craig Mellish ... (3 episodes, 2009)

Series Production Management 

Dalton Delan ... executive in charge of production (5 episodes, 2009)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Elle Carriere ... assistant director (5 episodes, 2009)

Series Art Department 

Mac Talmadge ... graphic designer (6 episodes, 2009)

Series Sound Department 

Michael Joseph Becker ... sound recordist (6 episodes, 2009)
Eric Burge ... sound recordist (6 episodes, 2009)
Erik Ewers ... dialogue editor / sound effects editor / supervising sound editor (6 episodes, 2009)
Meagan Frappiea ... assistant sound editor (6 episodes, 2009)
Jim Gallup ... sound recordist (6 episodes, 2009)
Ryan Gifford ... dialogue editor / sound effects editor (6 episodes, 2009)
John Haptas ... sound recordist (6 episodes, 2009)
Dave Mast ... sound effects editor (6 episodes, 2009)
Craig Mellish ... dialogue editor / sound recordist (6 episodes, 2009)
Michael Miller ... original dialogue mixer (6 episodes, 2009)
Chaz Newman ... sound recordist (6 episodes, 2009)
John Osborne ... sound recordist (6 episodes, 2009)
Rob Polhemus ... sound recordist (6 episodes, 2009)
Brian Roth ... voice over recording (6 episodes, 2009)
Len Schmitz ... sound recordist (6 episodes, 2009)
George Shafnaker ... sound recordist (6 episodes, 2009)
Margaret Shepardson-Legere ... assistant sound editor (6 episodes, 2009)
Rob Silverthorne ... sound recordist (6 episodes, 2009)
Michael Suarez ... post-production sound / sound (6 episodes, 2009)
Dominick Tavella ... sound re-recording mixer (6 episodes, 2009)
Lou Verrico ... sound recordist (6 episodes, 2009)
Jeanne Sison ... sound (1 episode, 2009)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Nate Clapp ... assistant camera (6 episodes, 2009)
Lincoln Else ... assistant camera / camera operator (6 episodes, 2009)
James Fitzgerald ... assistant camera (6 episodes, 2009)
Dickey Galvin ... assistant camera (6 episodes, 2009)
Garrett Guidera ... assistant camera (6 episodes, 2009)
Roger Haydock ... assistant camera (6 episodes, 2009)
Patrick Kelly ... assistant camera (6 episodes, 2009)
Tracy Litwin ... assistant camera (6 episodes, 2009)
Paul Marbury ... assistant camera (6 episodes, 2009)
Antonio Rossi ... assistant camera (6 episodes, 2009)
Anthony Savini ... assistant camera (6 episodes, 2009)
Chris Bardsley ... camera operator (4 episodes, 2009)
Emre Aslay ... assistant camera (1 episode, 2009)
Ken Burns ... camera operator (1 episode, 2009)
Allen Moore ... camera operator (1 episode, 2009)

Series Animation Department 

Richard Rubin ... animator (6 episodes, 2009)
Daniel J. White ... animator (6 episodes, 2009)

Series Editorial Department 

Chris Beardsley ... technician: Arriscan (6 episodes, 2009)
John Dowdell ... colorist / apprentice editor (6 episodes, 2009)
Meagan Frappiea ... apprentice editor (6 episodes, 2009)
Peter Heady ... on-line editor / apprentice editor (6 episodes, 2009)
Daniel J. White ... assistant editor (6 episodes, 2009)
Paul Barnes ... supervising editor (5 episodes, 2009)
Ryan Gifford ... assistant editor (5 episodes, 2009)
Richard Rubin ... apprentice editor (4 episodes, 2009)
Margaret Shepardson-Legere ... assistant editor (4 episodes, 2009)
Erik Ewers ... additional editor (2 episodes, 2009)
Craig Mellish ... additional editor (2 episodes, 2009)
Jean Lane ... picture editor (1 episode, 2009)

Series Music Department 

Matt Glaser ... musician: violin (6 episodes, 2009)
Bobby Horton ... music arranger / musician (6 episodes, 2009)
Molly Mason ... musician: bass / musician: guitar (6 episodes, 2009)
Jacob Ribicoff ... music editor (6 episodes, 2009)
Jacqueline Schwab ... musician: piano (6 episodes, 2009)
Billy Shaw ... music engineer (6 episodes, 2009)
Alan Stockwell ... music engineer (6 episodes, 2009)
Jay Ungar ... musician: banjo / musician: mandolin / musician: violin (6 episodes, 2009)
David Cieri ... musician: piano (3 episodes, 2009)
Yo-Yo Ma ... musician (1 episode, 2009)
Edgar Meyer ... music performer (1 episode, 2009)
Mark O'Connor ... music performer (1 episode, 2009)
Dun Tan ... musician (1 episode, 2009)
Will Duncan ... composer: additional music / music: performer (unknown episodes)

Series Transportation Department 

Brent Bixler ... driver (1 episode, 2009)
Sean Brennan ... driver (1 episode, 2009)
Brian H. Dierker ... driver (1 episode, 2009)
Allen Etheridge ... driver (1 episode, 2009)
Lee Fink ... driver (1 episode, 2009)
Ron Gedda ... driver (1 episode, 2009)
Kevin Murphy ... driver (1 episode, 2009)
Mike Nigro ... driver (1 episode, 2009)
Paul Osman ... driver (1 episode, 2009)
Larry Warrington ... driver (1 episode, 2009)
Dwight Willey ... driver (1 episode, 2009)

Series Other crew 

Jeff Atkins ... production assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Gerard Baker ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Nevada Barr ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Pam Baucom ... research assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Christopher Bennett ... production assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Sarah Botstein ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Tony Brave ... production assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
George Bristol ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Tim Clark ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Jerryne Cole ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Wallace Cole ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
William Cronon ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Christopher Darling ... production team (6 episodes, 2009)
Michael DePersio ... production assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Will Duncan ... production assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Tom Durant ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Linda Franklin ... research assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Christine French ... research assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Dennis Galvin ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Robert N. Gold ... legal services (6 episodes, 2009)
Juanita Greene ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Kimberly Hamlin ... research assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Kim Heacox ... acting coach (6 episodes, 2009)
Mike Hill ... research assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Shelton Johnson ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
William Leuchtenburg ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Nancy Lory ... research assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Beth Magura ... research assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Valerie Marcus ... legal services (6 episodes, 2009)
Dave Mast ... technical director (6 episodes, 2009)
Kyle McCafferty ... production assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Amber Montileaux ... production assistant / production team (6 episodes, 2009)
Sophie Moore ... production assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Joan Murphy ... research assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Josh Nelson ... production associate (6 episodes, 2009)
Lynn Novick ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Kerstin Park-Labella ... production assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Paul Schullery ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Susan Shumaker ... researcher / research assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Tim Spitzer ... project manager (6 episodes, 2009)
Darryl Thompson ... research assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
David S. Thompson ... project director (6 episodes, 2009)
Geoffrey C. Ward ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Lindsey Warren ... intern / production team (6 episodes, 2009)
Bernard Weisberger ... advisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Alex Williams ... production assistant / production team / project manager (6 episodes, 2009)
Kirk Carapezza ... research assistant (5 episodes, 2009)
Joe DePlasco ... publicist (5 episodes, 2009)
Alfred Runte ... advisor (5 episodes, 2009)
Craig Impink ... other crew (4 episodes, 2009)
Patty Lawlor ... financial officer (3 episodes, 2009)
Jessie Anderson ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Kirk Ashworth ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Tom Betts ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Katie Burns ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Beth Cannon ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Elle Carriere ... assistant (1 episode, 2009)
Margaret Concannon ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Jessica Correia ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Edna K. Dinwiddie ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Dan Ditzler ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Kelly Doyle ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Lee Fink ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Stephen Gibler ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Sarah Goodno ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Rebeckah Groves ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Bernadette Gunn ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Al Guthery ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Anne Harrington ... other crew (1 episode, 2009)
Elizabeth Hira ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
George Matt Hook ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Galen Howell ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
R. Curt Kelsey ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Tyler Klaes ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Dennis Knuckles ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Thomas Krzywicki ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Reese Lester ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Eli Lieberman ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Gary Lust ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Jerry Mamuzich ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Laura Markiewicz ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Stefanie Martin ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Buck Maxson ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Bill Mckinney ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Borden Miller ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Christopher Monahan ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Kelly Morr ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Mario Nickl ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
David Okita ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Michael Peavey ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Debbie Pellish ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Daniel Ranauro ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Ted Raviv ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Adam Rissolo ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Lisa Romagnoli ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Allison Rubin ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Tom Schaus ... pilot (1 episode, 2009)
Stacey Schwartz ... other crew (1 episode, 2009)
Vasilios Sfinarolakis ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Greg Stauffer ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Calder Stembel ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Nathan Sterner ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Catherine Stryker ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Michael Trapp ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Kyle Turgeon ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Deborah Van Fleet ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Sho Wada ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Elizabeth Waybright ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Stephanie Willis ... production team (1 episode, 2009)
Kathryn Wilson ... other crew (1 episode, 2009)

Series Thanks 

Brad Washburn ... in memory of (1 episode, 2009)

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