American Hunter

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1 seasonJanuary 2018

Hunting has been a part of the American experience from the beginning. A bountiful land of big and small game, the earliest inhabitants and European settlers survived off the country's wealth of wildlife and forged a unique culture of hunting. Since the founding of the country, this American character has innovated the weapons used and implemented ethical practices that have respected species and their habitats. Today, American Hunters hunt for food, sport, and conservation. True to the American spirit - men, women and families across the country share a connection with nature and the cycles of life. AMERICAN HUNTER is a 6-part documentary series sharing the history of hunting and highlighting the patriots who make the country great.

American Hunter
A Hunter's Paradise

Episode 2

A Hunter's Paradise

In the early days of the colonies, hunting brought pioneers close to nature, indeed, becoming part of nature for periods of time in a way that uniquely defined the American experience. They were rugged individuals, they had to be. They were used to the environment. They're used to being cold, they're used to being hot. They were used to making do with what they had, sleeping on the ground. And I think they were very close to nature and very attached to nature.

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The North American Model of Conservation

Episode 4

The North American Model of Conservation

On the brink of America becoming a very different place than we enjoy today, a brave group of hunters found a way to change history. In order to understand the sea change in the American experience, you first have to know something about, what many consider to be, the nation's most remarkable president, Teddy Roosevelt. As president, he was uniquely qualified to lead the nation into the 20th century, and uniquely talented to inaugurate a new model of the American presidency in a complex and rapidly changing global world.

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