tv Lake Havasu City AZ CSPAN December 7, 2018 7:12pm-8:01pm EST
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learn about its unique history and literary life. we're bringing the scene to our viewers. and. >> the only major river in this part of the world that will supply 40 million people, total. there major problems, it's the life blood of this area of the world. california, arizona has historically gotten a lot with water in 1922 the compact was
arizona signed right away. arizona thought california was getting too much water. they continued to reduce the signage for decades afterwards. to draw to the l.a. area and san diego as well. and let construction commence arizona governor named benjiman moore sent militia out here from arizona state infantry division
and wanted to find out what is going on. so they saw that california is actually starting to build on the arizona side that sounded alarms to the governor and he sent out 100 militia to say you're not going to do this. there is a act passed by congress called a river act. and so that everything was smooth sometime in 1937 and 1938 last one of that was put in and they completed it.
the rest of the water through the dam and parts of the hydro electric generator is down river and large concern as far as imperial valley of southern california. so. >> conflicts we have opinion through those and wiped them out. and we also note we can't just tie things up forever because some things have taken decades long. so instead of conflict we've
cooperated with each other up to this point. so this is into the city, there are 100% dependent on the river. we don't have frowned water. so we're 100% on that. we want to make sure that whatever the big picture is, we have a little fish in all of this. we want to make sure we can sustain themselves as well and that is what we're trying to do. most visitor who's come to lake havasu city, we're the economy
for the city. the lake is here to serve 29 peoples' water supply or's and that is part of the deal. they don't -- i don't think they do. so he tried to educate as much as he can. in town to tell them what is is on here. >> history is is making pro gress and progress is making history for year round round recreation.
with a reality that is the theory behind the map. after deciding it would be a great place to live, he came up with the idea of purchasing airplanes and flying people in to look at land to purchase and a sales team went out. >> lake havasu city is a community you should look into now. and you can. with no cost to you. you are invited to take a guest
of the city. you'll fly free to the city. you'll enjoy fine meals and use beautiful lake havasu. you'll enjoy a tour of the city and london bridge development area. so fly now. it can be the most rewarding trip of your life. >> we lived in chicago and my son had gotten to the doctor and the doctor told her if she didn't get a kind of -- a couple years my kad drove us to
michigan and woez working outside at st. marie. it's probably colder. and he came home one day. my mom wasn't expecting him this weekend. he only came home on the weekends because of the drive. he said i'm moving to arizona. do you want to go with me? they came out an a plight and knew they're going to retire here. that is is why we've ended up out here.
and early folks that came in mobile homes on the island they waited for houses to be build. there is a process of getting water here. mail is delivered this the lake because it's delivered on another side of the lake. and here it was terrific and so, it was early people truly in the true stance of the word they had to start perfect scratch. and it was just crazy. like going into the front frontier. so lake havasu museum of history tried to preserve a lot of the history of this town. because we're so young.
canyon to hoover dam. and they are good up and down the river. they can only travel during the daytime because there are no lights out here you can't drive or sail on this river unless you can see where you're going. there is a sandbar and colorado means red river and it's opinion an interesting trip. temperatures 120 in the daytime. cooling down to 105 at night.
city. people are familiar with mccullough chain saws. he wanted to pilled a plant here and wanted to bring people to live here. he saw the natural beauty of the area and heard london bridge had been put up for sale and thought that is perfect. along with lake and london bridge those are the two biggest
people come here and it's a long lake. it's always at levels of federal land. >> it's a unique landscape. have you water and we're in part of the desert. >> this is the desert. >> water is making sure we have enough water for residents but we do have enough to get to about 96,000 residents. we don't get a lot of rain. and right there. you know, it's the landscape, i think is something that is unique and people love it. if you love the tezert, you'll love lake havasu city.
i don't know if we're and if cameras and hills and we're about to cross back over the london bridge. >> so i noticed we have both british flag and american flag there tl? >> that is correct. >> our relationship with the city of london continues. and so we're proud to fly. >> you had a cdc documentary here. >> they did. >> i learn something new about why they put it up to sale and who would buy a bridge? >> this is a jewel in the city. people love this park.
up. and there is a a lot of money in those days. >> our visit is seven years now travels to u.s. cities bringing the literary scene and sites to our viewers. you can watch more at >> next on c-span, former fbi director james comey talks about his closed door meeting with members of the house today. then, president trump announces
his choices for attorney general and u.s. ambassador to the u.n. followed by the president's speech in kansas city talking about his support of law enforcement. now, former fbi director james comey talks briefly with reporters following his testimony on a range of issues behind closed doors with house judiciary committee members. he announced he has agreed to return for another interview on monday, december 17. director comey: i was going to try to sneak by you. ok. i am coming back. we have scheduled a date to come back on the 17th after a full day of questioning. 2 things