The Dust Bowl [series info]

Part 1

Part 1

Chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, in which the frenzied wheat boom of the "Great Plow-Up," followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. A film by Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan.

Air Times

Sunday, November 29

7:00 pm on The Wisconsin Channel

Tuesday, December 1

2:00 am on The Wisconsin Channel

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