Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl

TV Show
On Blu-Ray: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Running Time: 
240 Minutes

In the mid-30’s farmers began using newer methods for farming their crops. No one knew it then but these new methods would contribute to the rise of a catastrophe of biblical proportions. A plague of Crickets, dust storms so sever they blotted out the sun, and disease so rampant it killed crops, live stock, and people. It was the worst of times, literally for those folks that lived in the Dust Bowl.