The Dust Bowl

Lessons

Clip: Season 1 | 4m 54s

With better weather the suitcase farmers returned and the same process that caused the dust bowl started again in the 1940s. What lessons can we take from what happened during the Dust Bowl?

Aired: 11/18/12

Rating: NR

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