Ken Burns: the Dust Bowl

Ken Burns: the Dust Bowl

Ken Burns, Kevin Burns,

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Overview

Award-winning documentarian Ken Burns turns his attention to one of the most depressing eras in American history in The Dust Bowl, explaining how a combination of human decisions and unexpected draught led to a disastrous period that wiped out large swaths of farms and livestock, compounding the financial hardships faced by many people at that time.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/20/2012
UPC: 0841887017213
Original Release: 2012
Source: Pbs (Direct)
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 4:00:00
Sales rank: 6,536

Special Features

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl
1. Chapter 1 [1:02]
2. Introduction [5:02]
3. The Great Plow-Up [10:10]
4. Wheat Boom [10:25]
5. The Great Depression [7:02]
6. Two Midnights In A Jug [8:02]
7. Hard Times [2:58]
8. More Storms [5:07]
9. Those Weren't Rain Clouds [8:59]
10. Now, Give Us Water [5:56]
11. They Killed The Stock [6:57]
12. The Battle Against Hope [3:19]
13. Dust Pneumonia [6:35]
14. The End Of The World [10:38]
15. Dust Bowl Gets Its Name [13:18]
16. Credits [3:35]
17. Chapter 17 [3:53]
Disc #2 -- Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl
1. Chapter 1 [1:01]
2. Introduction [6:53]
3. Reaping The Whirlwind [10:34]
4. The New Deal [5:03]
5. Memory And Hope [8:53]
6. Leaving [9:03]
7. Canaan Land [12:34]
8. The Hardy Ones [5:40]
9. Well, They Got That Right [6:24]
10. Okies [6:21]
11. Woody Guthrie [7:56]
12. Higher Ground [9:53]
13. Return Of The Rain [10:01]
14. The Western Gate [10:07]
15. Credits [3:44]

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