American Experience: Surviving the Dust Bowl
Catalogue Number: 041396
Producer: PBS Video
Grade Level: Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: United States
Copyright Year: 2007
Running Time: 55
Closed Captions: Yes
In 1931 the rains stopped and the "black blizzards" began. Less well-known than those who sought refuge in California, typified by the Joad family in John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath," the Dust Bowlers stayed and overcame an almost a decade of unbelievable calamities and disasters, enduring drought, dust, disease--even death--determined to preserve their way of life.
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