The Dust Bowl Government Reform Programs
By 1937, the Dust Bowl farmers are asking for government help. Details
Program: The Dust Bowl
Episode: Government Reform Programs
By 1937, the Dust Bowl farmers are asking for government help in regulating the land by forcing other farmers to take better care of their soil. They even consider declaring martial law. For many farmers who had previously demonstrated independence and suspicion of government, this is a substantial ideological turnaround.
Premiere Date: 11/18/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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