A documentary about the 1930s drought of North American prairie farm land, and its consequences during the great depression.
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Dorothy Williamson ...
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Calvin Crabill ...
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Pamela Riney-Kehrberg ...
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Imogene Glover ...
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Wayne Lewis ...
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Robert McCoy ...
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Charles Shaw ...
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R. Douglas Hurt ...
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Pauline Hodges ...
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Clarence Beck ...
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William Forester ...
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Dorothy Kleffman ...
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Pauline Durrett Robertson ...
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Trixie Travis Brown ...
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Robert Forester ...
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Shirley Forester McKenzie ...
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Lorene White ...
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Sam Arguello ...
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 Caroline Henderson 4 episodes, 2012
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Don Wells ...
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Floyd Coen ...
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Pauline Robertson ...
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Dale Coen ...
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Irene Beck Hauer ...
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Louise Forester Briggs ...
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Ina K. Labrier ...
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Millard Fowler ...
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Kevin Conway ...
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Virginia Frantz ...
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Extracts from the interviews in this documentary were used by Christopher Nolan in Interstellar when depicting the dust storms on Earth. See more »

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Very good and informative documentary.
19 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've only viewed part 1 (last night) and I'm anxiously awaiting part 2, which is tonight. So far, it has been very good and informative. A significant piece of American history. One we should all be knowledgeable on. We had a large part in creating this natural catastrophe, and we are doomed to do similar things if we continue to do as we are presently doing. It reminds me of the recent flooding in New York, New Jersey and Japan. Much of that damage and loss can be contributed to poor planning on mankind. Nature is cyclical. We just choose to ignore the past history.

Very good and informative. I highly recommend it.

Russ


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