The Dust Bowl (film)

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The Dust Bowl (film)
Directed by Ken Burns
Produced by Ken Burns
Dayton Duncan
Julie Dunfey
Written by Dayton Duncan
Starring Patricia Clarkson
Kevin Conway
Amy Madigan
Carolyn McCormick
Narrated by Peter Coyote
Music by Craig Mellish
Cinematography Buddy Squires, Stephen McCarthy
Edited by Craig Mellish, Ryan Gifford
Production
  company
Florentine Films
WETA-TV
Distributed by PBS
Release date(s) November 18, 2012
Running time 240 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Dust Bowl (2012) is a documentary film directed by Ken Burns which aired on Public Broadcasting System on November 18 and 19, 2012. The two-part miniseries recounts the impact of the Dust Bowl on the U.S. during the Great Depression of the 1930s.

The film features the voices of Patricia Clarkson, Peter Coyote, and Carolyn McCormick.[1]

Episodes[edit]

  1. "The Great Plow-Up"
  2. "Reaping the Whirlwind"

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Film's official website at PBS
  2. ^ "American Experience – Surviving the Dust Bowl". Public Broadcasting Service. 2009-01-15. "The Dust Bowl brought drought, dust, disease and death to the Midwest for nearly a decade." 

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