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Patrick Kielty's Mulholland Drive

Patrick Kielty learns about William Mulholland, the man responsible for building Los Angeles's water infrastructure and ensuring a water supply that allowed the city to grow.

Patrick Kielty's journey to find the truth about William Mulholland, the man who provided water for Los Angeles. Patrick's family are water men - from his great-grandfather to his father, they all worked for the water company in Northern Ireland. Water runs in his veins, along with gin on a Sunday night. Nowadays his second home is Los Angeles, so he was surprised to discover that the man who gave LA its water, and hence made the city we know today possible, was from Belfast. That man was William Mulholland, and this is Patrick's journey to find out why no-one has really heard of him.

49 minutes

Last on

Mon 20 Apr 2020 22:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Patrick Kielty
Executive Producer Stephen Stewart
Executive Producer Justin Binding

Broadcasts

  • Tue 26 Jan 2016 22:45
  • Sun 7 Feb 2016 22:00
  • Thu 11 Feb 2016 23:15
  • Wed 19 Sep 2018 22:00
  • Thu 12 Sep 2019 01:00
  • Mon 20 Apr 2020 22:00