Marjory Stoneman Douglas worked as a reporter and columnist for The Miami Herald. In the 1930s, she joined the movement to make the Everglades a national park.
THE SWAMP tells the dramatic story of humanity’s attempts to conquer the Florida Everglades, one of nature’s most mysterious and unique ecosystems.
The documentary film premieres Tuesday, January 15 at 9/8c on PBS. Learn more at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/swamp/