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Mountaineers
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
Ever imagine what the first settlers west of the Mississippi thought when they first saw the Rocky Mountains? In this program, we are introduced to real-life mountaineers who help us re-live those glory days. First we meet a mountain climber,…
Dinosaurs: Thunder Lizards
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
"Highly Recommended. Quality production values are evident throughout this lively and informative video. It leaves the viewer eagerly anticipating a visit to the nearest natural history museum. Includes an interview with James Gurney, author and illustrator of "Dinotopia," who discusses…
The Good Earth
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
Peal S. Buck won the Pulitzer Prize for her best selling novel, The Good Earth, which told the story of Chinese farmers who cultivated a bountiful and profitable harvest from their land. With that theme in mind this program confirms…
Dogs (and Wolves)
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
Dogs are one of the most beloved animals in the world; there are over 70 million in the U.S. alone. This program pays tribute to a group of various dogs and dog lovers, while too providing a look at wolves…
Multi-Culture Celebrations - Celebrate!
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
"Recommended. This is a no-frills, immediate experience of some of the different ethnic and racial groups that make up the American mosaic. The African American rodeo should be seen by everyone - so few Americans are aware of the Black…
Railways
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
There is something special about riding the rails; just ask any train lover. And there's something spectacular about riding railways in the Rocky Mountains. This program lets viewers revel in some of the most beautiful scenery in North America aboard…
Native Americans
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
What does it mean to be a Native American? Perhaps Native American model Stormy Hollingsworth (Ute) says it best, "to be proud, to know that our past and our whole history is a circle of life." This program introduces us…
Trains
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
Trains traditionally carried life into the Rocky Mountains and they continue to do so today. Many people take trains from Durango to Silverton not only for purposes of travel, but also to experience the ride and to see the landscape…
Thrills and Chills
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
Ever get bored? Well in this program you'll experience a mind-boggling variety of things to do every season of the year that are sure to bring you thrills and chills. First, how about trying skijoring, which really is a winter…
Colorado: The Grand Tour
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
When you think of Colorado, what comes to mind? Obviously, the snow-capped Rocky Mountains; however, there is so much more to the Centennial State, which is the nickname for the 38th state of the United States, because it officially became…
Art for Art's Sake
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
The art world of the American West is bursting with life as we discover in this program where artists are influenced by the natural beauty surrounding them. Denver's International Airport, often called DIA, America's largest airport land wise, is an…
Road Trip!
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
This program takes you on some all-American road trips you'll never forget! First we see something we're not expecting in Colorado, alligators. The Colorado Gator Farm is a must stop for gator fans everywhere. Then we take a whirl on…
Horses (and Burros)
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
Horses have been a part of America's driving spirit since its earliest days, and they remain so today. In this horse's lover's program we begin by learning about polo horses, visiting with members of the Denver Polo Club. Then members…
The Harvest
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
America is a nation blessed with fields and orchards that, thanks to the attentive gardening and farming efforts of many, yield their bounty each year. In this program we visit various communities to celebrate a variety of harvests. One of…
Sports: The Real Thing
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
According to Webster's Dictionary, SPORT is a "physical activity engaged in for pleasure," not necessarily for money, power or fame. That's certainly a healthy way of thinking about sports, and this program breathes life into televised sports, showing regular folks…
Unforgettable Adventures
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
Adventure. It's a word that adds excitement to people's lives, takes them to places they've never seen before, motivates them to try things they've never tried before, and it's the theme of this program, which allow viewers a chance to…
Recreation: Are We Having Fun Yet?
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
As this program shows us, recreation can be educational, a real adventure, and a whole lot of fun! California has its Tournament of Roses Parade; Colorado has its Cardboard Downhill Derby, where recycled cardboard and a lot of creativity make…
After School Experiences
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
Some of the most enjoyed learning experiences are the ones we participate in after school hours, which is the theme of this eclectic program that presents all sorts of exciting hands-on activities. We begin discovering the art of shepherding with…
All in a Day's Work
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
Americans are hard-working people, but some people, as we meet here, are just not cut out for 9 to 5 office jobs. After meeting a farmer and his beloved draft horses, we are introduced to a rodeo bull rider, a…
Nature
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
Native American Gene Poorbear starts our love of nature program off helping us better understand the meaning of sunrise; then we travel to meet to the Prock Elk Ranch in Montrose, Colorado to get Roger Prock's perspective of elk ranching.…