John Muir in the New World -Film

October 10, 2012
7:30 pmto9:00 pm

John Muir in the New World‘ is a docudrama about John Muir’s life and his contribution to environmental thinking in the USA. The film will be shown on Wednesday 10 Oct in the Town House, Dunbar.

“A lover and champion of the American wilderness, Muir believed that it was our responsibility as citizens to protect our natural surroundings… [The film] … illustrates how Muir developed his ideas about nature and became a respected scientist, writer and ‘publicist for nature’ during a critical period in U.S. history.”

The 90-minute film begins at 7.30 pm. As accommodation is limited, anyone wishing to attend should book a place at John Muir’s Birthplace in person, by phone [01368 863162] or by e-mail

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