American Experience

Marjorie Stoneman Douglas

Clip: Season 31 Episode 1 | 1m 33s

Marjorie Stoneman Douglas advocated for conservation and joined the movement to make the Everglades a national park. In 1947, she published The Everglades: River of Grass and forever redefined the region as essential not only to wildlife, but to people.

Aired: 01/03/19

Rating: NR

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