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Cadillac Desert: Water and the Transformation of Nature - Last Oasis is part four of a four-volume award-winning documentary series that depicts the use and misuse of water in the American West. Based on Sandra Postel's book, Last Oasis, the episode takes an in-depth look at how America's large dams became prototypes for projects in developing countries. The Three Gorges Dam in China and the Sardar Sarovar Project on India's Narmada River are featured. The 60-minute program, which aired originally on PBS, is narrated by Alfre Woodard. The other three volumes in the series include: Cadillac Desert: Water and the Transformation of Nature - Mulholland's Dream, Cadillac Desert: Water and the Transformation of Nature - An American Nile, and Cadillac Desert: Water and the Transformation of Nature - The Mercy of Nature. ~ Kathleen Wildasin, Rovi