American Experience: Surviving the Dust Bowl DVD

$19.95
Item #: WA9972
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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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.

Special Features include:
Printable materials for educators for Surviving the Dust Bowl.

Producer: Chana Gazit
Production Year: 2007
Copyright Year: 1998
Rating: TV-PG
Narrator: Liev Schreiber
Number of Discs: 1
Length: 55 minutes
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 4x3 Full Screen

...powerful and affecting...  - The Boston Globe