The Dust Bowl

Modern Machinery

Clip: Season 1 | Video has closed captioning.

Modern machinery made farming more profitable and changed the structure of the land for growing wheat. The result was more land speculation, more acreage turned over to wheat farming, and a blind faith that the good times wouldn’t end, but warning signs were evident.

Aired: 11/18/12

Rating: NR


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The Dust Bowl.

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