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Episode of Desert Speaks

River Runs Dry

Season 13, Episode 5 of 13
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The Gila River, after beginning its journey high in the Gila Wilderness of New Mexico, historically flowed entirely across the state of Arizona. But, like ninety percent of the Southwest United States' remaining riparian areas, it is now used up and dries out merely halfway to its former confluence with the Colorado River. Revered as sacred by ancient peoples and modern-day indigenous people alike, the history of the Gila River is the story of nearly all, modern desert rivers.

Previously Aired

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3/11/2013 10:30 p.m. Ready TV
3/12/2013 5:30 a.m. Ready TV
6/25/2014 6:30 p.m. PBS HD
6/25/2014 11 p.m. UA Channel
6/25/2014 11:30 p.m. World
6/26/2014 PBS HD
6/26/2014 6 a.m. UA Channel
11/11/2014 11 p.m. UA Channel
11/12/2014 6 a.m. UA Channel

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