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The Dust Bowl | Reaping the Whirlwind

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Reaping the Whirlwind | Preview Experience the conservation efforts to bring farms back to life, with dangers of another Dust Bowl in the future.

In the second episode of Ken Burns’s DUST BOWL, experience the gradual relief as the families of the plains seek new lives in California and government conservation efforts — and a break in the drought in 1939 — eventually stabilize the soil and bring the farms back to life, but with dangers of another Dust Bowl facing future generations.

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