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Author: Linda HarrarAlfre WoodardSandra PostelKTEH-TV (Television station : San Jose, Calif.)Trans Pacific Television.All authors
Publisher: [Chicago, Ill.] : Home Vision Cinema : Public Media Inc., 1997.
Series: Cadillac desert (Television program), 4.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cadillac Desert relates the story of the epic quest for water and the role it has played in the transformation of the American West. This forth episode opens with the story of how America's large dams became examples for water projects abroad, particularly in developing countries. The film goes to India and China, where big dam building continues in full force, and to Mexico, the Middle East, and back to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Films for the hearing impaired
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Harrar; Alfre Woodard; Sandra Postel; KTEH-TV (Television station : San Jose, Calif.); Trans Pacific Television.; Public Media Video (Firm); Home Vision (Firm)
ISBN: 078001930X 9780780019300
OCLC Number: 37899885
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Adapted from Sandra Postel's Last oasis.
Credits: Director, writer and producer, Linda Harrar ; editor, Deborah Hoffmann.
Performer(s): Narrator: Alfre Woodard.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Cadillac desert (Television program), 4.
Other Titles: Cadillac desert.
Cadillac desert, water and the transformation of nature
Responsibility: produced by KTEH/San Jose and Trans Pacific Television.

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Cadillac Desert relates the story of the epic quest for water and the role it has played in the transformation of the American West. This forth episode opens with the story of how America's large dams became examples for water projects abroad, particularly in developing countries. The film goes to India and China, where big dam building continues in full force, and to Mexico, the Middle East, and back to the American West to explore how, in the face of rising water needs conservation may be humanity's last oasis.

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