Reaping the Whirlwind

Series 1 - Episode 3 Reaping the Whirlwind

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Summary

In 1939, a break in the drought offers farmers the opportunity to stabilise their damaged land and allow the government's conservation plans to be put into effect. However, while these early efforts proceed, the possibility of a recurrence of a similar magnitude remains.

Cast & Crew

Narrator Peter Coyote
Director Ken Burns
Education