The Dust Bowl
Full Program: Live YouTube Event -- Lessons from the Dust Bowl Join filmmaker Ken Burns in a National Conversation live on YouTube.... 02:15:00
Ken Burns, Dayton Duncan, Julie Dunfey and Susan Shumaker talk about making The Dust Bowl, and how they discovered the... 06:46
Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan discuss making The Dust Bowl and the myriad hardships facing those in the Panhandle... 05:56
Join Ken Burns for a live YouTube discussion about his new film The Dust Bowl, recent weather events and current... 00:57
An excerpt from The Dust Bowl, premiering on PBS Nov. 18, 2012. FDR was greeted with signs along the road saying... 01:08
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Series Description: In this series, 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 a 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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These episodes of The Dust Bowl aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.