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NOLA Code: KNZA 00 H1
Program Length: 1/60
Format: HD
Version: Base
Closed Captioned: Yes
Stereo: 5.1
SAP: None
V-Chip: TV-G
Short Description: Lake of Betrayal explores the history of Kinzua Dam on the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania and its impact on the Seneca Nation of Indians. Completed in 1965, it was originally proposed to help mitigate flooding in Pittsburgh, almost 200 miles downriver, but the 27-mile reservoir that formed behind it inundated vast tracts of the Seneca Indians’ ancestral lands, forcing their removal in breach of the United States’ oldest treaty then in effect. The film looks at the Seneca Nation’s fight to protect its sovereignty against the U.S. government’s Indian termination policy and overwhelming political and economic forces driving the post-WWII boom.
Broadcast Rights: U/4YRS
School Rights: 1YR
Non-Commercial Rights: Y
VOD Rights: No
VOD Rights Type:
Rights Period: 28-Oct-17 to 27-Oct-21
Available: Royalty free to NETA members and subscribers
Producer: Scott Sackett /Toward Castle Films, LLC
Co-Producer: Skipping Stones Pictures
Presenter: Vision Maker Media
Date Produced: 2017
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Additional funding provided by ... the Seneca Nation of Indians
And online contributions to the Center for Independent Documentary
A complete list of donors is available from the producers.
Local Underwriting Cleared: Yes