The Dust Bowl

Boom Time

Clip: Season 1 | 3m 24s | Video has closed captioning.

The Great Plains goes through a boom period as land speculators tout the miraculous advantages of farming wheat. Government and private industry encourage the settlement and development of the region.

Aired: 11/18/12

Rating: NR


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The Dust Bowl.

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