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APPALACHIA: A History of Mountains and People is the first environmental history series ever made. An all-star cast, including Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist E.O. Wilson and best-selling novelist Barbara Kingsolver, explore the intersection of natural history and human history in one of America’s grandest treasures.
Presented in four parts, the PBS series begins on Thursday, April 9 at 10 PM EST. Check your local station and come join us!
Check back often to get more information about the film and for a possible symposium coming in Spring 2009.
* Other family-friendly on-campus showings of single segments of the film series will be scheduled, and the
entire series will be broadcast on PBS during February 2009. A copy of APPALACHIA: A History of
Mountains and People will be available to the faculty and students following the première.
Funded by a major grant from
the National Science Foundation
Additional funding provided by
the Arthur Vining Davis Foundatons
National Endowment for the Humanities
Southern Humanities Media Fund
Cherokee Preservation Foundation
Appalachian Regional Commission
Tennessee Arts Commission
further funding by the Humanites Councils of