American Experience

Flood In The Desert

Season 34, Episode 3 of 4

Explore the 1928 dam collapse, the second deadliest disaster in California history. A colossal engineering failure, the dam was built by William Mulholland to ensure the growth of Los Angeles by bringing water to the city via aqueduct.

Previously Aired

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Time
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5/3/2022
9 p.m.
5/4/2022
2 a.m.
5/5/2022
2 p.m.
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