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

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Yuma's Growth and the Colorado River

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Program ID:
312419-1
Category:
Vignette
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Vignette
Location:
Yuma, Arizona, United States
First Aired:
May 4, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 15, 2013

Airing Details

  • May 04, 2013 | 4:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 05, 2013 | 3:08am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 05, 2013 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 12, 2013 | 3:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 13, 2013 | 4:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2013 | 9:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2013 | 1:12am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2013 | 4:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2013 | 7:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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