The Rich History Of America’s Rivers | On Point

February 11, 2018

A male wood duck paddles along in the calm waters of the Chagrin River in Gates Mills, Ohio on Sunday, May 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

With guest host Jane Clayson.

American rivers from the mighty Mississippi on down have changed the way Americans works, play and live. We’ll tap into a rich history.


Martin Doyle, Director of the Water Policy Program and professor of river science and policy at Duke University, author of “The Source: How Rivers Made America and America Remade Its Rivers.”

Sandra Postel, Director and Founder of the Global Water Policy Project, author of “Replenish: The Virtuous Cycle of Water and Prosperity.”

Bettina Boxall, Reporter covering water issues and the environment for the Los Angeles Times. (@boxall)


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