The Dust Bowl PBS Documentary - AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Baselworld is only a few weeks away. Getting the latest news is easy, Click Here for info on how to join the Watchuseek.com newsletter list. Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more!


Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 04-26-2013, 07:49 AM - Thread Starter
AVS Addicted Member
 
darthrsg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Post America America
Posts: 10,000
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1052 Post(s)
Liked: 1281
I caught this recently and it is very beautifully made. The subject is one many are familiar with but worth watching for the old pictures of the time.
Quote:
THE DUST BOWL chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, in which the frenzied wheat boom of the "Great Plow-Up," followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews with twenty-six survivors of those hard times, combined with dramatic photographs and seldom seen movie footage, bring to life stories of incredible human suffering and equally incredible human perseverance. It is also a morality tale about our relationship to the land that sustains us—a lesson we ignore at our peril.

http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/dustbowl/

"When crazy is standard, sane needs a name tag."
darthrsg is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 04-26-2013, 07:53 AM
AVS Special Member
 
Mr.G's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 3,896
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 306 Post(s)
Liked: 169
+1.

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Movies

Mr.G is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off