The Dust Bowl

Photographers of the Dust Bowl

Clip: Season 1 | 4m 41s

During the Great Depression FDR's administration sought to document the economic crisis. Roosevelt's Farm Security Administration (FSA) was put in charge of the effort, which employed some of the country's most talented photographers.

Aired: 11/18/12

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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