The New West and the Politics of the Environment | KCET
The New West and the Politics of the Environment
The 90-minute documentary “The New West and the Politics of the Environment” explores how iconic Nevada Senator Harry Reid set the foundations for a green new deal in the state using power in new ways to settle water wars with respect for Native Americans, protect endangered species and usher in a just transition to renewable energy. “The New West and the Politics of the Environment” is partially funded and produced by the Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS) at UCLA.
The feature-length documentary, “The New West and the Politics of the Environment” will premiere in Southern California on Tues. Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. PT on KCET and Thurs. Oct. 1 at 9 p.m. PT on PBS SoCal. National airdates kick off Wed., Sept. 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Link TV nationwide (DirecTV 375 and DISH Network 9410)) as well as on Sun., Oct. 4 at 3:30 p.m. ET on WORLD Channel. A special airing in the Las Vegas region will take place on Mon. Nov. 23 at 9 p.m. on KLVX (Vegas PBS) in Las Vegas.
To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, PBS SoCal and KCET are airing a slate of special programs in September and October. Each film or show spotlights Hispanic and Latino narratives and legacies in the United States.
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