The National Parks Untold Stories: Yosemite's Buffalo Soldiers
Yosemite's Buffalo Soldiers highlights the work of ranger Shelton Johnson. Details
Program: The National Parks
Episode: Untold Stories: Yosemite's Buffalo Soldiers
Yosemite's Buffalo Soldiers highlights the work of Yosemite ranger Shelton Johnson and his rediscovery of the story of the African American soldiers who patrolled the parks of the High Sierra at the turn of the last century. Shelton tells the story in the dramatis personae of a Buffalo Soldier himself, directly engaging visitors in a way that is immediate and often high impact.
Premiere Date: 07/16/2009
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
Major funding is provided by General Motors, Evelyn & Walter Haas,Jr. Fund, CPB; Bank of America; The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; Park Foundation, Inc; PBS; National Park Foundation; The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trusts.
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