The Dust Bowl

The Depression Comes to the Southern Plains

Clip: Season 1 | 5m 45s Video has closed captioning.

Wheat prices continue to fall and a drought begins, farmers elect a democrat, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, for president.

Aired: 11/18/12

Rating: NR

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