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Flood in the Desert (español)

Special | 52m 45s

Explore el derrumbe de la represa en 1928, el segundo desastre más mortal en California. Un fracaso colosal de ingeniería, la represa fue construida por William Mulholland, quien había garantizado el crecimiento de Los Ángeles al llevar agua a la ciudad a través de un acueducto.

Aired: 05/03/22

Expires: 06/02/22

Rating: NR

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Over the fourth of July weekend in 1947, 4,000 motorcycle riders roared into Hollister, California for a three-day rally. The small town woke to motorcyclists in an unusual uniform: leather jackets and blue jeans.

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