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Episode Guide
WEB-ONLY EPISODE
June, 2002

A NOW with Bill Moyers co-production

• Overview
• TV and Web Credits

OVERVIEW

• Bolivia, LEASING THE RAIN
An American company sparks a war over water
Privatization sparks a deadly protest in the town of Cochabamba when the Bolivian government sells off its water system to a private, multi-national consortium Aguas del Tunari. New Yorker writer William Finnegan travels to Cochabamba to learn why people took to the streets and what happens next. read more

See a synopsis of the story, Who's Who in the Bolivian water crisis, and facts about water in NOW with Bill Moyer's Web coverage.

TV AND WEB CREDITS

Television program produced by NOW with Bill Moyers
Executive Producer: John Siceloff
Produced by David Murdock
Correspondent William Finnegan
Edited by Amanda Zinoman

Web Site (Bolivia)
Producer / Content Developer: ANGELA MORGENSTERN; Coordinating Producer: COLLEEN WILSON; Design and Production: SUSAN HARRIS FLUENT STUDIOS; Content Development: VICTORIA MAULEON, SHERAZ SADIQ; Copy Editor: LINDA RAHM-CRITES; Web Editor: WEN STEPHENSON

Special thanks to Kristin Miller and Su Patel at NOW with Bill Moyers and Amanda Hirsch, PBS.

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