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Cadillac Desert: Water and the Transformation of Nature - The Mercy of Nature is part three of a four-volume award-winning documentary series that depicts the use and misuse of water in the American West. Based on Marc Reisner's book, Cadillac Desert, the episode takes an in-depth look at the environmental and political battles surrounding the development of California's Central Valley. The 60-minute program, which aired originally on PBS, is narrated by Alfre Woodard. 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 - Last Oasis are the other three volumes in the series. ~ Kathleen Wildasin, Rovi