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This edition: FILM: Thomas 'Yellowstone' Moran





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Episode Details

National Gallery of Art (12 min. 1997, documentary, video) Relates the role of artist Thomas Moran in the establishment of Yellowstone Park in 1872. This program recounts the story of Moran's involvement with the government-sponsored survey expedition to Yellowstone in 1871 and illustrates the pivotal role that his paintings played in securing passage of the first national park bill.