Chesapeake Bay Week

Run Wild Run Free: 50 Years of Wild & Scenic Rivers

Special | 43m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

"Run Wild Run Free" presents the history to the present of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, signed into law by president Lyndon Johnson in 1968. The Act was inspired by twin brothers and renowned wildlife biologists John and Frank Craighead who drafted a river classification system with the hope to protect what remained of America's wild rivers.

Aired: 04/22/21

Expires: 04/22/23

Rating: NR

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Chesapeake Bay Week is a local public television program presented by MPT.