The dust bowl a film by Ken Burns. /

Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie foot... Full description

Corporate Author: Florentine Films.
Other Authors: Burns, Ken, 1953-, Duncan, Dayton., Dunfey, Julie., Mellish, Craig., Gifford, Ryan., Squires, Buddy., McCarthy, Stephen., Coyote, Peter., McCormick, Carolyn., Clarkson, Patricia., Madigan, Amy., Conway, Kevin., WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), PBS Distribution (Firm)
Language: English
Published: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS Distribution, 2012.
Edition: Widescreen ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Episode 1.; The great plow up
  • ; Episode 2.; Reaping the whirlwind.; Special features:; Disc 1.; Land of haze : [featurette on Hazel Lucas Shaw of Boise City, Okla.]; (15 min.)
  • ; Dust Bowl stories : [excerpts from interviews with survivors of the Dust Bowl]; (31 min.)
  • ; Uncovering the Dust Bowl; (6 min.).
  • ; Disc. 2.; Grab a root and growl; (12 min.)
  • ; The Dust Bowl eyewitnesses; (7 min.)
  • ; The Dust Bowl legacy; (5 min.).

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