The Dust Bowl
- Genre: Special Interest-Us History
- Release Date: 11/20/2012
During the Roaring Twenties farmers overproduced on their land, eroding the top soil and depriving it of needed nutrients. When the great droughts of the 1930s hit, the entire southern Midwest turned into a proverbial bowl of dust. Ken Burns documentary explores this time and place with interviews with survivors and rare photos and footage of the actual catastrophe. 2 episodes on 2 DVDs or on 2 Blu-ray Discs. 2012/color/4 hrs/TV-PG/widescreen.
|Run Time:||240 minutes|