Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hosted By Beth Ruyak

Insight creates conversation to build community, exploring issues and events that connect people in our region. Insight covers breaking news and big ideas, music, arts & culture with responsible journalism, civil discussion and diverse voices.

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National Geographic Airs 'Water And Power: The California Heist'

  

California’s ongoing drought has forced millions in the state to conserve how much they drink, cook and water their lawns.

For many impoverished communities in the Central Valley, this means living off of bottled water and sometimes even paying to use a stranger's shower.

Amidst these extreme conditions in Kern County sits a water basin that decades ago was given to a California billionaire under questionable circumstances. National Geographic’s “Water and Power: A California Heist” explores this true story.

Director and executive producer Marina Zenovich joins environmental attorney and documentary protagonist Adam Keats to discuss the film and its implications for California’s water wars.

Tuesday, March 7 at the Crocker Art Museum (sold out)
 
Premiere Airing on the National Geographic channel,
Tuesday, March 14, 9 p.m., 8 Central

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