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The Dust Bowl

Author: Ken BurnsDayton DuncanJulie DunfeyCraig MellishRyan GiffordAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS Distribution, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features.
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Genre/Form: Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Dayton Duncan; Julie Dunfey; Craig Mellish; Ryan Gifford; Buddy Squires; Stephen McCarthy, (Cinematographer); Peter Coyote; Carolyn McCormick; Patricia Clarkson; Amy Madigan; Kevin Conway; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN: 9781608837182 1608837181
OCLC Number: 813442780
Language Note: English (5.1 surround) or Spanish (audio 2.0) soundtracks with optional English and Spanish SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired); optional video description in English.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 2012 on PBS.
Special features: Disc 1. Land of haze : [featurette on Hazel Lucas Shaw of Boise City, Okla.] (15 min.); Dust Bowl stories : [excerpts from interviews with survivors of the Dust Bowl] (31 min.); Uncovering the Dust Bowl (6 min.). -- Disc. 2. Grab a root and growl (12 min.); The Dust Bowl eyewitnesses (7 min.); The Dust Bowl legacy (5 min.).
Credits: Edited by Craig Mellish and Ryan Gifford ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Stephen McCarthy.
Performer(s): Narrated by Peter Coyote ; voice overs, Carolyn McCormick, Patricia Clarkson, Amy Madigan, Kevin Conway.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated ; TV-PG.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 4 hrs.) : sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen.
Contents: Episode 1. The great plow up --
Episode 2. Reaping the whirlwind. Special features: Disc 1. Land of haze : [featurette on Hazel Lucas Shaw of Boise City, Okla.] (15 min.) --
Dust Bowl stories : [excerpts from interviews with survivors of the Dust Bowl] (31 min.) --
Uncovering the Dust Bowl (6 min.). --
Disc. 2. Grab a root and growl (12 min.) --
The Dust Bowl eyewitnesses (7 min.) --
The Dust Bowl legacy (5 min.).
Responsibility: a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns, Julie Dunfey ; produced in association with WETA Washington, DC ; [a film by Ken Burns].
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Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features.

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