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‘A Concrete River: Reviving The Waters of Los Angeles’ chronicles the importance of the Los Angeles River culturally, economically and ecologically. Supported by a matching challenge grant from Newman’s Own Foundation, the independent foundation created by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, this special telecast takes viewers on a historical tour of the Los Angeles River starting with the native Tongva tribes that lived along its banks before the Spanish arrived, all the way through to the present day. 

 

 

As part of this special matching challenge, donations made to KCET will be matched by Newman’s Own Foundation, up to $75,000!