RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 29586392 LA Closed-captioned. T1 The road to rock bottom A1 Rockefeller, Terry Kay., Morton, Joe,, Fayer, Steve,, Blackside, Inc., British Broadcasting Corporation., Television Service., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), PBS Video., PB PBS Video PP Alexandria, VA YR 1993 AB As the Great Depression progressed economic collapse took its toll on rural America. Crops went unsold, farm mortgages were called in by banks, hungry farmers protested, and robberies increased dramatically. The U.S. Army was called in to defend the nation's capital from veterans who were demanding that President Hoover and Congress pay a bonus for their services in World War I. The episode ends with Franklin Roosevelt's landslide election to the presidency. Primarily uses interviews and historical film footage to portray the era.