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S1 E4: Detroit River - From the Great Lakes to the Great Bust

Detroit River – From the Great Lakes to the Great Bust

The Detroit River, still one of the busiest rivers in the world and a witness to the glory times of American industrialization, today sees desolation and the occasional sunflower field in downtown Detroit. 

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2018-05-08T00:00:00-07:00

Airdates

  • 2018-05-29T15:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-05-30T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-05-31T05:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-05-31T20:00:00-07:00
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Colorado River – The Strangled Giant

The untamed wilderness of the Colorado River is squeezed to a trickle with the push of one button.

  • 2018-05-22T15:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-05-23T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-05-24T05:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-05-24T20:00:00-07:00
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Detroit River – From the Great Lakes to the Great Bust

The Detroit River, still one of the busiest rivers in the world and a witness to the glory times of American industrialization, today sees desolation and the occasional sunflower field in downtown Detroit. 

  • 2018-05-29T15:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-05-30T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-05-31T05:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-05-31T20:00:00-07:00
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Miami River - Crocodiles and Cruise Ships

The multi-cultural Miami River originates where Native Americans still value its resources, and ends where the super-wealthy park their yachts.

  • 2018-06-05T15:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-06-06T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-06-07T05:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-06-07T20:00:00-07:00
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Chicago River – A River In Reverse Gear

The flow of the picturesque Chicago River was reversed to move polluted waters out of sight. 

  • 2018-06-14T20:00:00-07:00
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Los Angeles River – From Mountain Wilderness to Cement Corset

The spirited Los Angeles River gushes from the mountains only to be forced into a concrete corset in downtown LA. 

  • 2018-06-21T20:00:00-07:00
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