America today, natural preserves are under
assault and enlightened environmental laws
and policies are at risk. From Alaska to the
Everglades, the great successes of a
century of American conservation work
have never faced a more dire threat.
is no better way to focus attention on
this crucial issue than by telling the story of
individual struggles to preserve the natural
world. And there is no better story than
the story of Martin Litton - a life lived
is the time for a film that brings to
wide attention this extraordinary citizen. Martin
Litton is a patriot, a man as big as the West itself
and a character of remarkable vitality and humor.
In a film for PBS, Quest Productions will capture