series: Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions
air date: 12/16/12 1:30 PM
By the time the California gold rush of 1849 was over, Sacramento Valley, where it all started, had become one of the world's great agricultural centers. Burt takes us to a walnut grove to see some of the most ecologically advanced farming, tours the state capital, explains how the citizens of Sacramento tricked the legislators into moving there, and discovers why Nancy Reagan refused to live in the governor's mansion.
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