Description

Ken Burns and producer Dayton Duncan chronicle the Dust Bowl in all its complexities and profound human drama. It is both an oral history, using interviews of 30 survivors, and an historical accounting of what happened and why during the 1930s on the southern Plains, using first person accounts, narration, comments by historians, and restored photographs, footage and music from the period.

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Description

Ken Burns and producer Dayton Duncan chronicle the Dust Bowl in all its complexities and profound human drama. It is both an oral history, using interviews of 30 survivors, and an historical accounting of what happened and why during the 1930s on the southern Plains, using first person accounts, narration, comments by historians, and restored photographs, footage and music from the period.

    • EPISODE 1

    Episode 1: The Great Plow Up

    In the first episode of Ken Burns’s THE DUST BOWL, feel the full force of the worst manmade environmental disaster in America’s history as survivors recall the terror of the dust storms, the desperation of hungry families and how they managed to find hope even as the earth and heavens seemed to turn against them.

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    • 1 Hour 51 Minutes

    In the first episode of Ken Burns’s THE DUST BOWL, feel the full force of the worst manmade environmental disaster in America’s history as survivors recall the terror of the dust storms, the desperation of hungry families and how they managed to find hope even as the earth and heavens seemed to turn against them.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 1 Hour 51 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Episode 2: Reaping the Whirlwind

    In the second episode of Ken Burns’s DUST BOWL, experience the gradual relief as the families of the plains seek new lives in California and government conservation efforts — and a break in the drought in 1939 — eventually stabilize the soil and bring the farms back to life, but with dangers of another Dust Bowl facing future generations.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 1 Hour 52 Minutes

    In the second episode of Ken Burns’s DUST BOWL, experience the gradual relief as the families of the plains seek new lives in California and government conservation efforts — and a break in the drought in 1939 — eventually stabilize the soil and bring the farms back to life, but with dangers of another Dust Bowl facing future generations.

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    • 1 Hour 52 Minutes
    • EPISODE 101

    Uncovering "The Dust Bowl"

    Additional material and Backgrounder from "Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl"

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    • 5 Minutes

    Additional material and Backgrounder from "Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl"

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    • 5 Minutes
    • EPISODE 102

    The Dust Bowl Legacy

    Additional interviews and history of the Dust Bowl from "Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl"

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    • 5 Minutes

    Additional interviews and history of the Dust Bowl from "Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl"

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    • 5 Minutes
© 2012 The Dust Bowl Film Project, LLC

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