The Dust Bowl (miniseries)
|The Dust Bowl|
|Written by||Dayton Duncan|
|Directed by||Ken Burns|
|Narrated by||Peter Coyote|
|Theme music composer||Craig Mellish|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||4|
|Producer(s)||Dayton Duncan |
|Running time||240 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Florentine Films|
|Original release||November 18 –|
November 19, 2012
The Dust Bowl is a 2012 American television documentary miniseries directed by Ken Burns which aired on PBS on November 18 and 19, 2012. The four-part miniseries recounts the impact of the Dust Bowl on the United States during the Great Depression of the 1930s.
- "The Great Plow-Up"
- "Dust to Eat"
- "Reaping the Whirlwind"
- "The Hardy Ones"
Interviews from the documentary were used in the 2014 film Interstellar, that deals with massive dust storms in a near future.
- Caroline Henderson
- Sanora Babb – works referenced in series
- American Experience (season 10) – Surviving the Dust Bowl aired on PBS in 1998
- The Plow That Broke the Plains (1936 documentary by Pare Lorentz)
- Series's official website at PBS
- The Dust Bowl on IMDb
- Video Preview at PBS
- PBS press release announcing The Dust Bowl (April 11, 2012)
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