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Contact: Lee Werst, 315.568.5302
Seneca Falls, New York – On Saturday, September 26, 2009, a special preview of the upcoming Ken Burns television documentary 'The National Parks: America's Best Idea" will be shown in the Women's Rights National Historical Park visitor center at 136 Fall Street in Seneca Falls. This special presentation, lasting just over 1 hour, will be shown at 10:00AM and 3:00PM (ET).
The preview is of a 12-hour television documentary that will be shown on the Public Broadcasting System starting Sunday, September 27, 2009 and runs for six consecutive nights. The film highlights the origins of the idea of preserving and protecting significant lands and resources for future generations. Ken Burns is known for his past award-winning documentaries on the American Civil War, the history of the West, baseball, jazz, and other fascinating topics.
For additional information call Women's Rights National Historical Park at 315.568.0024 or visit the park's website at https://www.nps.gov/wori/.
Women's Rights National Historical Park exists to commemorate and preserve the story of the First Women's Rights Convention and historical structures associated with it in Seneca Falls and Waterloo, New York. All public tours and programs are free and open to the public.