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Plagues & Pleasures on the Salton Sea | Truly CA

Season 3 Episode 2 | 1h 1m 32s

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Once known as the "California Riviera," the Salton Sea is now considered one of America's worst ecological disasters: a fetid, stagnant, salty lake, coughing up dead fish and birds by the thousands. Narrated by cult-movie legend John Waters, Plagues & Pleasures is an epic western tale of real estate ventures and failed boomtowns.

Aired: 09/01/14 | Rating: NR

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