John Muir in the New World


Episode Info

Profiling Sierra Club founder John Muir (1838 to 1914), who's often called America's first environmentalist. Narrated by Jane Alexander, the documentary features readings from his journals and articles; remarks from environmental historians, scholars and former Sierra Club president Allison Chin; and includes reenactments that were filmed in Yosemite; the Sierra Nevada; Alaska; Wisconsin; and Alhambra Valley, Cal.


Joe Butler
as Young John Muir
Howard Weamer
as Old John Muir
Patsy Fulhorst
as Jeanne Carr