The Dust Bowl (2012– )
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In the second night 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 ... See full summary »

Director:

Ken Burns

Writer:

Dayton Duncan

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dorothy Williamson Dorothy Williamson ... Herself - Resident of Prowers County, CO
Timothy Egan ... Himself - Writer
Donald Worster Donald Worster ... Himself - Historian
Charles Shaw Charles Shaw ... Himself - Resident of Cimarron County, OK
Robert McCoy Robert McCoy ... Himself - Resident of Texas County, OK (as Robert 'Boots' McCoy)
Calvin Crabill Calvin Crabill ... Himself - Resident of Prowers County, CO
R. Douglas Hurt R. Douglas Hurt ... Himself - Historian
Pamela Riney-Kehrberg Pamela Riney-Kehrberg ... Herself - Historian
Imogene Glover Imogene Glover ... Herself - Resident of Texas County, OK
Dale Coen Dale Coen ... Himself - Resident of Morton County, KS
Wayne Lewis Wayne Lewis ... Himself - Resident of Beaver County, OK
William Forester William Forester ... Himself - Son of Harry Forester
Irene Beck Hauer Irene Beck Hauer ... Herself - Resident of Cimarron County, CO
Louise Forester Briggs Louise Forester Briggs ... Herself - Resident of Texas County, OK
Pauline Hodges Pauline Hodges ... Herself - Resident of Beaver County, OK
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In the second night 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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Release Date:

19 November 2012 (USA) See more »

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