The Dust Bowl The Depression Comes to the Southern Plains
Wheat prices continue to fall and a drought begins the farmers look to FDR for relief. Details
Program: The Dust Bowl
Episode: The Depression Comes to the Southern Plains
Wheat prices continue to fall and a drought begins, farmers elect a democrat, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, for president.
Premiere Date: 11/18/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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