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Looking Back at the Owens River

With all the press about the re-hydrating of the Owens River and the underlying message that LA must pay for its previous environmental sins, we thought it would be nifty to post this segment on the political machinations that drained the river in the first place. It also covers an angle absent from most of the mainstream coverage: the affect on the Paiute Indians, who naively shared their water with whitey.