Manzanar, Diverted | POV
Mon., Jul. 18 at 10 p.m. on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Native Americans, Japanese Americans and environmentalists defend their water from LA.
Three communities intersect, sharing histories of forced removal – Japanese Americans who were incarcerated at the Manzanar WWII concentration camp, Native Americans who were forced from these lands, and ranchers turned environmentalists, who were bought out by the LA Department of Water and Power. How do they come together in the present moment to defend their land and water from Los Angeles?
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