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Frederick Law Olmsted is the pioneering 19th century landscape architect who designed some of the country's best known and best loved urban green spaces including Central Park in New York and Boston's Emerald Necklace. A new documentary about this man says that Olmstead didn't just design city parks, he was instrumental in designing America.
- "The Back Bay Fens, Franklin Park, the Emerald Necklace. Jewels of outdoor Boston, and all creations of legendary landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted."
This segment aired on April 23, 2014.