The Dust Bowl

July 2015
51:55

Ep4

Expired 3.0 37 x
The Hardy Ones - With the dust storms still ravishing their land, their homes and their family, many of those affected had a tough decision to make; leave in search of a better life or stay and face the seemingly never-ending storms. By 1936, nearly...
June 2015
51:55

Ep3

Expired 3.0 34 x
Reaping the Whirlwind - Filmmaker Ken Burns chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history. As the Great Depression continued into 1935, the inhabitants of the southern Plains also had to contend with 'black blizzards', violen...
51:53

S1 Ep2

Expired 3.0 30 x
Dust to Eat - Filmmaker Ken Burns chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history. By 1933, the people of the southern plains were already weary of the year-long drought that had withered their crops and turned their fields to ...
51:58

S1 Ep1

Expired 3.0 66 x
The Great Plow-Up - Filmmaker Ken Burns chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, in which the frenzied wheat boom of the 'great plow-up', followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s nearly swept away the breadbas...
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