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The dust bowl [videorecording] / a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Julie Dunfey ; written by Dayton Duncan.

Coyote, Peter. (Narrator). Duncan, Dayton. (Producer, Screenwriter). Burns, Ken, 1953- (Producer, Director). Dunfey, Julie. (Producer). Florentine Films. (Added Author). WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.) (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 13 of 14 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Harney County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Harney County Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 14 total copies.

Summary:

Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Harney County Library DVD 973.917 DUST (Text) 37720000471482 Video DVD None 12/07/2012 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1608837181
  • ISBN: 9781608837182
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.) : digital, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : PBS, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast in 2012 on PBS.
Special features: behind the scenes ; deleted scenes ; additional interviews.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Buddy Squires and Stephen McCarthy ; editors, Craig Mellish and Ryan Gifford.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Peter Coyote.
Summary, etc.:
Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features.
Target Audience Note:
TV-PG.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen.
Language Note:
English (5.1 surround) or Spanish (audio 2.0) dialogue with optional English and Spanish SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired); optional video description in English.
Subject: Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939.
United States > History > 1919-1933.
United States > History > 1933-1945.
United States > Social conditions > 1918-1932.
United States > Social conditions > 1933-1945.
Estados Unidos > Historia > 1919-1933.
Estados Unidos > Historia > 1933-1945.
Estados Unidos > Condiciones sociales > 1918-1932.
Estados Unidos > Condiciones sociales > 1933-1945.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs > United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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