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Trans Pacific Television

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Works: 12 works in 34 publications in 1 language and 580 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Classifications: HD1739.A17, 333.91
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Most widely held works by Trans Pacific Television
Cadillac desert ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the story of the quest for water and the role it played in the transformation of the American West
An American Nile ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 second episode charts the dramatic transformation of the Colorado River from a wild desert waterway into the most controlled, litigated, regulated and over-allocated river in history. From the heroic construction of the Hoover Dam during the Great Depression to the bitter political and environmental battles over the potential damming of the Grand Canyon, this program illustrates how the Colorado became so impounded and diverted that by 1969 it no longer reached the ocean
The Mercy of nature by J Else ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 third episode traces the fierce political and environmental battles that raged around the transformation of California's Central Valley from semiarid desert into the most productive and environmentally altered agricultural region in global history. It illustrates the role that presidents, governor, and giant agri-business companies have played in the ebb and flow of water. The program then follows the recent trend in which water is diverted away from agriculture and toward cities and wildlife
Last oasis by Linda Harrar ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Mulholland's dream by J Else ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 first episode tells of William Mulholland's search for water for the people of Los Angeles. Superintendent of the L.A. water system in 1913, he found a solution to the problem in a remote valley 250 miles to the north. After the city secured water rights to the valley's Owens River, he spent 6 years building an aqueduct across the Mojave Desert. The program also recalls the shady land speculations behind the deal, how northern ranchers fought back, and the great disaster that destroyed his dream
The Plains ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the tribes of the Great Plains beginning at the period of the "Dog Days" and continuing with the coming of the horse that "revolutionized the Native American way of life." Discusses the devastating influence of alcohol, the Sand Creek and Wounded Knee massacres, and the "benefit of using the American political arena to reclaim their heritage." Great Plains tribes include the Crow, Comanche, Sioux, Kiowa, Arapaho and more
Cadillac desert, Program 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the story of the quest for water and the role it played in the transformation of the American West
Cadillac desert ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the fierce battles which raged over the transformation of California's Central Valley from a semiarid desert, populated by 300 Native American tribes, into the most productive and environmentally altered agricultural region in history
Cadillac desert ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Charts the Colorado River's 100-year history from a wild desert river into the most controlled, litigated, regulated and over-allocated river in history"--container
Cadillac desert ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigates a new era of water security, looking at dams and water projects in India and China, as well as conflicts and supply problems in Mexico and the Middle East
The Native Americans, part two The Southeast, the Southwest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The story of Native Americans in the Southeast and Southwest United States told through archival photographs, film clips, traditional music, and interviews with contemporary Native Americans such as Joy Harjo and Wilma Mankiller
Cadillac desert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The story of Los Angeles and its rapacious demand for water, largely supplied by the efforts of William Mulholland. As LA grew, other communities and crop industries in Southern California suffered (notably Owens Valley farmers) and tried to fight back. The rise of the environmental movement and a shift in public opinion towards conservation in the 1970s engendered a fragile peace and a respect for this scarce resource
 
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English (34)
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