Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose: Geneva and the Matterhorn: Quest for the Water Castle Previous Broadcasts

KQED Plus: Sun, Apr 15, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Renowned adventurer Richard Bangs explores the Rhone River, Lake Geneva and the Matterhorn regions of Switzerland - the country known since Medieval times as the "water castle" of Europe. On his quest, Richard uncovers how the Swiss harnessed the Rhone to light Switzerland and its neighbors, power some of the world's most efficient rail systems and quench the thirst of millions, while still managing to preserve this precious resource.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Apr 21, 2012 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Apr 21, 2012 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Apr 16, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
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