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Water in the West: Powell's Vision

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Water in the West: Powell's Vision

Water in the West: Powell's Vision

Water in the West: Powell's Vision

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In the first of a four-part series, NPR's Howard Berkes reports on John Wesley Powell's vision for developing the western United States. He recognized how serious a restraint the lack of water was in the region, and laid out a plan for how to best use the limited resource.

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