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No Agua, No Vida: Human Alteration of the Colorado River
Aired On: Mar 19, 2015
John Trotter discusses his photography project about the human alteration of the Colorado River, from its headwaters in the Rocky Mountains to the desiccated remains of its delta above the Gulf of California.
John Trotter worked as a newspaper photojournalist for 14 years, locally and internationally, until March 24, 1997, when he was nearly murdered by a half-dozen young men while on assignment for The Sacramento Bee. Photographs he took during his long recovery from his subsequent brain injury will be published in his forthcoming book The Burden of…
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