American Experience: The Big Burn
- Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
- Release Date: 2/3/2015
Inspired by Timothy Egan's bestseller, this is the dramatic story of an catastrophic 1910 wildfire that defined the fledgling U.S. Forest Service and the nations fire policy for the rest of the 20th century and beyond. In the current American landscape, the Big Burn provides a cautionary tale of heroism and sacrifice, arrogance and greed, hubris and ultimately, humility, in the face of nature's frightening power.
|Run Time:||60 minutes|