Celebrating National Park Week

Friday - 4/22/2011, 9:51pm EDT

David Barna, Chief Spokesman, National Park Service

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April 22, 2011 -- Host Derrick Dortch talks to National Park Service chief spokesman David Barna about the activities and events being held around the country as part of National Park Week.

Dortch and Barna also talk about the National Park Service.

Topics include:

  • the number of parks run by the NPS,
  • how a site becomes historic,
  • the various jobs within the NPS,
  • the upcoming opening of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monument,
  • the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.