The Dust Bowl (2012)

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A documentary about the 1930s drought of North American prairie farm land, and its consequences during the great depression.

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 Himself - Narrator (2 episodes, 2012)
Donald Worster ...
 Himself - Historian (2 episodes, 2012)
Dorothy Williamson ...
 Herself - Resident of Prowers County, CO (2 episodes, 2012)
Don Wells ...
 Himself - Resident of Cimarron County, OK (2 episodes, 2012)
Pamela Riney-Kehrberg ...
 Herself - Historian (2 episodes, 2012)
Wayne Lewis ...
 Himself - Resident of Beaver County, OK (2 episodes, 2012)
Calvin Crabill ...
 Himself - Resident of Prowers County, CO (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Himself - Writer (2 episodes, 2012)
Imogene Glover ...
 Herself - Resident of Texas County, OK (2 episodes, 2012)
Floyd Coen ...
 Himself - Resident of Morton County, KS (2 episodes, 2012)
Pauline Robertson ...
 Herself - Resident of Union County, NM (2 episodes, 2012)
Clarence Beck ...
 Himself - Residen of Cimarron County, OK / ... (2 episodes, 2012)
Dorothy Kleffman ...
 Herself - Resident of Texas County, OK (2 episodes, 2012)
Pauline Hodges ...
 Herself - Resident of Beaver County, OK (2 episodes, 2012)
Robert McCoy ...
 Himself - Resident of Texas County, OK (2 episodes, 2012)
Virginia Frantz ...
 Herself - Resident of Beaver County, OK (2 episodes, 2012)
R. Douglas Hurt ...
 Himself - Historian (2 episodes, 2012)
Pauline Durrett Robertson ...
 Herself - Resident of Potter County, TX (2 episodes, 2012)
Charles Shaw ...
 Himself - Resident of Cimarron County, OK (2 episodes, 2012)
William Forester ...
 Himself - Son of Harry Forester (2 episodes, 2012)
Shirley Forester McKenzie ...
 Herself - Daughter of Harry Forester / ... (2 episodes, 2012)
Robert Forester ...
 Himself - Son of Harry Forester (2 episodes, 2012)
Lorene White ...
 Herself - Resident of Stanton County, KS (2 episodes, 2012)
Trixie Travis Brown ...
 Herself - Lipscomb County, TX / ... (2 episodes, 2012)
Sam Arguello ...
 Himself - Resident of Union County, NM (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Caroline Henderson (2 episodes, 2012)
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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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