Yuma's Growth and the Colorado River
Charles Flynn spoke about the role of the Colorado River throughout the history of Yuma, Arizona. He talked about the role of the… read more
Charles Flynn spoke about the role of the Colorado River throughout the history of Yuma, Arizona. He talked about the role of the river during the Gold Rush, attempts to control the river after severe floods destroyed Yuma, and contemporary concerns such as overuse and pollution. He also spoke about efforts to conserve and protect the environment surrounding the Colorado River near Yuma.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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