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The West

One Sky Above Us (Season 1, Episode 9)
TV Episode | 64 min | Documentary, History, War

Los Angeles steals its water supply, millions of Mexicans migrate north, and Hollywood begins to shape the West and the nation's image of it.
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Producers
Jody Abramson (produced by) | Stephen Ives (produced by) | Michael Kantor (produced by)
Composer
Matthias Gohl (music by)
Status
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Updated Sep 22, 1996

Release date
Sep 22, 1996 (United States)
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Peter Coyote
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Richard White
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Hector Elizondo
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7.9 / 10 | 55 votes